2 men face drug raps

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Wednesday, May 14, 2014

POLICE filed charges before the City Prosecutor’s Office (CPO) against two men arrested in a drug buy-bust operation at Salvador St. in Buhangin, Davao City last Saturday.

Facing raps for violation of the Republic Act 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 are Qualbert Palac Belangel, 36, who hails from Mandug in Buhangin and Richthofen Judiel Roberts, 37, and a resident of Barangay Tigatto in Buhangin.

The two were charged after they were arrested in an operation launched by the Buhangin police station.


Police report revealed that the operation took place around 7:30 p.m. The operatives and the suspects agreed to meet at Salvador St. particularly in front of Rose Bakery.

The police effected the arrest when the two handed out one sachet of shabu to a police officer in exchange for the P500 buy-bust money.

Police, upon conducting a search on Belangel, also recovered another plastic sachet containing shabu from his possession.

The two are currently detained at the Buhangin police station while the recovered drugs were endorsed to the Philippine National Police (PNP) Crime Laboratory in Davao Region.

Roberts and Belangel were charged for violation of Section 5 (Sale, Trading, Administration, Dispensation, Delivery, Distribution and Transportation of Dangerous Drugs and/or Controlled Precursors and Essential Chemicals) while Belangel was also charged for violation of Section 11 (Possession of Dangerous Drugs). (RSA)

Published in the Sun.Star Davao newspaper on May 15, 2014.

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