By J. Jala | 01:47 PM October 14, 2020
Suspect Marcelita Moragat Banate was arrested by police in a buy-bust operation on Wednesday morning, October 14, 2020.

Police arrested a 47-year-old alleged street-level drug suspect during a joint buy-bust operation in Dauis town on Wednesday morning, October 14, 2020.

The suspect was identified as Marcelita Moragat Banate, a resident of Gawad Kalinga Village in Barangay Totolan, Dauis.

Confiscated from Banate were sachets of shabu with an estimated street value of

The operation was led by provincial drug enforcement unit of the Bohol Police Provincial Office under Captain Gereon Item and Dauis police.

The suspect will face charges for violation of Republic Act 9165, otherwise known as the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.

By Bohol Island News

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