Man in PDEA-7 list arrested in Duljo Fatima bust
CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 26-year-old man, whom the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) tagged as a member of a drug group, was arrested in a buy-bust operation in Barangay Duljo Fatima, Cebu City.
Gervie B. Segalle of Barangay Candulawan, Talisay City was caught with 10 grams of suspected shabu during the buy-bust operation at around 11:30 a.m., this Friday, July 31, 2020, said PDEA-7 Spokesperson Leia Albiar in a phone interview.
Albiar said that the confiscated suspected shabu from Segalle had an estimated Dangerous Drugs Board value of P68,000.
Albiar said that the PDEA-7 team had been monitoring Segalle, who is on PDEA-7’s drug list, and his illegal activities for months before conducting the operation today, Friday.
Initial information from PDEA-7 showed that Segalle could dispose of 200 grams of suspected shabu for at least a week.
Segalle and the drug group’s operations covered Cebu City and Talisay City.
Segalle was detained at PDEA-7 detention facility in Barangay Lahug, Cebu City, pending the filing of charges for violation of sections 5 and 11 (selling and possession of illegal drugs) under the Republic Act 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act./dbs
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