Angkas driver nabbed for P54K shabu at checkpoint

OPERATIVES from the Manila Police District (MPD) nabbed a 25-year-old ‘Angkas’ driver  at a checkpoint Tuesday  along Palanca Street in San Miguel, Manila.

Bung  Talusan, of Purok 2 Isla Puting Bato, Barangay 20, Tondo, Manila, was arrested after police found in his possession eight grams of shabu worth P54,000.

The arrest was made at 10:55 p.m. by policemen from the MPD-Station 8. The suspect was said to be aboard his motorcycle when he was accosted at the checkpoint.

When frisked, police found the shabu and thus placed Talusan under arrest.

The suspect is now detained at the police station pending the filing of charges for violation of Republic Act 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 before the Manila Prosecutor’s Office.