Drug raps filed vs couple

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Saturday, May 31, 2014

CHARGES were filed before the City Prosecution Office Saturday against a couple for allegedly selling illegal drugs.

The suspects Jose Garry Abella, 43, and his wife Rowena Abella, alias Winky, 43, were charged with violation of Section 5 (Sale of Dangerous Drugs) and Section 26 (Conspiracy) in relation to section 5 of the Republic Act 9165 or The Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.

Noli Nephi Dimaandal, spokesperson for the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (Pdea) 11, said the suspects were brought before the prosecutor's office at around 9 a.m. for inquest proceedings, following their arrest on May 30.


Dimaandal said after several months of surveillance, the suspects were arrested in a buy-bust operation at GawadKalinga Village in Barangay Mahayag in Bunawan District, Davao City around 11 a.m.

Recovered from their possession were drug paraphernalia, a sachet of suspected shabu, and two P500 marked money.

The suspects are temporarily detained at Davao City Police Office jail facility while the seized suspected drugs are at the Pdea laboratory.

Published in the Sun.Star Davao newspaper on June 01, 2014.

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