By J. Jala | 11:55 AM July 17, 2021

Suspect John Kehn Epong (center) was arrested Friday afternoon, July 16, 2021 in Barangay Dao, Tagbilaran City. Photo: PDEA-Bohol

The top 7 illegal drug pusher of Bohol was arrested by authorities during a buy-bust operation conducted by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) – Bohol and Tagbilaran City Police in Purok 6, Capitol Valley, Barangay Dao in Tagbilaran City Friday afternoon.

PDEA-Bohol identified the suspect as
John Kehn Epong, 47, who was arrested after selling around a sachet of shabu to a PDEA undercover agent.

Suspect John Kehn Epong (center) was arrested Friday afternoon, July 16, 2021 in Barangay Dao, Tagbilaran City. Photo: PDEA-Bohol

Confiscated during the operation were five packs of suspected shabu weighing around three grams with an estimated market value of P20,400 and buy-bust money.

The suspect is temporarily detained at the Tagbilaran City Police Station, and a case for violation of Sections 5 and 11, Article II of RA 9165 will be filed against him.

Sachets of suspected shabu were seized from John Kehn Epong who was arrested Friday afternoon, July 16, 2021 in Barangay Dao, Tagbilaran City. Photo: PDEA-Bohol

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