P8.1M shabu seized, hundreds arrested in PRO 7 Sacleo

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THE Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO 7) has confiscated P8.1 million worth of shabu and arrested hundreds of people during their regionwide Simultaneous Anti-Criminality and Law Enforcement Operations (Sacleo) conducted from 12:01 a.m. Tuesday, September 12, 2022, to midnight of September 13.

PRO 7 Director Police Brigadier General Roque Eduardo Vega said the one-day Sacleo resulted in the arrest of 164 drug personalities, 20 most wanted and 203 wanted persons.

The suspects were arrested by virtue of the warrants of arrest.

Another 238 individuals were also apprehended after being caught engaging in illegal gambling. The police seized the cash bets amounting to P26,000.

The biggest amount of drugs that the police were able to confiscate came from Cebu City with P3.6 million.

Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla, deputy city director for administration of the Cebu City Police Office, admitted there are still a lot of shabu that circulate around the city. (AYB, TPT)