PRO7: PHP150 MILLION SHABU SEIZED;TOP 10 HVI NABBED

PRO7’s Top 10 Regional Level High Value Individual operating in Metro Cebu and areas in the province of Cebu was nabbed on October 21, 2020 in Lapu-lapu City.
 
Joint operating teams of the Regional Intelligence Division (RID) 7, Regional Drug Enforcement Unit 7 (RDEU7), Regional Drug Enforcement Unit, NCRPO and City Intelligence Unit of Lapu-lapu City Police Office arrested Gilbert Fuensalida Lumanog, 38 years old in a buy-bust operation conducted in Sitio Lawis, Brgy. Subabasbas in Lapu-lapu City at around 4:30 PM of October 21, 2020.
 
Lumanog was a former teacher in one of the univerities in Cebu City and a native of Pinamungajan, Cebu. He is presently residing at Plaza Housing, Brgy. Busay, Cebu City.
 
The operation yielded 22.1 kilograms of shabu valued at PhP150,280,000.00.
PBGEN ALBERT IGNATIUS FERRO, PRO7 Regional Director commended the operating teams for hauling PhP150 Million of drugs in Lapu-lapu City.
“This is the biggest haul of drugs in my stint as the Regional Director of PRO7. I congratulate my men for this huge success in our war against drugs” he added.
 
Recovered pieces of evidence were one (1) piece medium transparent sachet containing white crystalline substance believed to be shabu, twenty-two (22) pieces tea bags containing white crystalline substance believed to be shabu with an estimated weight of 22.1 kilograms with DDB value of PhP150,280,000, bundle of fake money topped with four pieces genuine PhP500.00 bill used as buy-bust money, a sling bag, one piece (1) trolley suit case, and one (1) unit black Toyota Vios with plate number YKL974.
 
Appropriate charges will be filed against the suspect for violation of of sections 5 and 11 of R.A. 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.