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Tagbilaran exec’s son nabbed for party drugs to undergo inquest proceedings today

Eric John Borja, the son of Tagbilaran City administrator, who was caught with party drugs during a buy-bust operation last Saturday, August 10, will undergo inquest proceedings on Tuesday, August 13.

Lawyer Rennan Augustus Oliva, director of National Bureau of Investigation (NBI)-Bohol, said that the 26- year -old-Borja would undergo the proceedings at the Bohol Provincial Prosecutor’s Office.

He said it would be up to the prosecutor to decide if Borja would be charged with violation of Republic Act 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.

Eric John Borja is the son of Tagbilaran City Administrator Leonides Borja.

READ: Suspected party drug supplier nabbed in Tagbilaran

Aside from the inquest proceedings, Oliva also said they were conducting a deeper to trace the source of Borja’s alleged party drugs.

Borja, according to Oliva, was the first alleged party drug supplier arrested by NBI-Bohol.

READ: Mayor Yap: I won’t meddle with Borja’s case

Borja was arrested on Saturday night, Aug. 10, for allegedly selling suspected ecstasy tablets inside a room in a hotel in Tagbilaran during a buy-bust operation conducted by the NBI-Bohol and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA)-Bohol.

READ: NBI: city admin’s son release after buy-bust not true

Seized from Borja were seven tablets with a Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB) value of P11,900.

The NBI Forensic Chemistry Section in Cebu City said that four of the seven tablets were confirmed dangerous drugs.

READ: Seized tablets from Tagbilaran city administrator’s son are DOB, Ecstasy, NBI says

Two pieces of pink tablets and a broken pink tablet were positive of brolamfetamine (DOB), while two pieces of broken blue tablets were positive of
3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDM), commonly known as ecstasy.

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