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9 drug suspects arrested in one-day ops in Caraga.

CAMP RODRIGUEZ, Butuan City - The regional command of Northeastern Mindanao Police Regional Office 13 (PRO 13) reported on Saturday that nine drug suspects were arrested in a one-day operation in various parts of Caraga region.

The operation led to the confiscation of 85 grams of shabu worth P648,000, PRO 13 report said.

PRO 13 Regional Director Chief Supt. Noli A. Romana said the arrest of the suspects were done through separate buy-bust operations in targeted areas in Cabadbaran City, Agusan del Sur, Agusan del Norte and cities of Surigao and Butuan.

"There is no slowing down in our drive against illegal drugs and we urge the people to help the PNP Caraga and PDEA13 in making our region drug-free," the region' police chief said.

The arrested suspects will be charged with violation of Republic Act 9165, or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002, he added.

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Title Annotation:Mindanao
Publication:Manila Bulletin
Date:Jun 30, 2018
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