Police arrested on Friday (Aug. 30) a youth council chair during a buy-bust operation in Batuan town.

Arrested by Batuan police was Ruin Sumampong, 24, a youth council (Sangguniang Kabataan) of Barangay Quezon in Batuan, one of the towns where its barangays were declared as “drug-free”.

Also arrested was Sumampong’s friend Marlon Canda, 23, of the same barangay. Canda is a dean’s lister in a college he is studying.

He was arrested after selling shabu, or crystal meth, to an undercover agent.

Found from the suspects’ possession was P2,000 worth of meth.

By Bohol Island News

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