134 drug suspects nabbed, more than kilo of shabu seized in one week by PRO 7

THE Police Regional Office Central Visayas has intensified its anti-illegal drug operations with the approach of the Sinulog seaborne procession and solemn procession on Saturday, January 14, 2023, and the Sinulog Grand Parade and Ritual Showdown on Sunday, January 15, which are expected to draw hundreds of thousands of visitors to Cebu, particularly Cebu City.

From January 1 to 7, it conducted 124 buy-bust operations that resulted in the arrest of 134 drug personalities, and confiscated 1,238.59 grams of shabu with a standard drug price of P8,422,412.

Police authorities also conducted 125 anti-illegal gambling operations that resulted in the arrest of 311 persons and the confiscation of P66,000 believed to be proceeds from illegal gambling.

As part of the Philippine National Police’s Oplan Katok program, they seized 126 unlicensed firearms and six explosives and arrested 14 persons.

They also arrested 12 most wanted persons and 113 wanted persons across Central Visayas. (AYB)