Tanod nabbed for shabu

A barangay tanod was arrested after shabu was allgeedly found on him in Sampaloc, Manila the other day.

Terencio Palo, 27, a tanod at Barangay 422, Sampaloc, was nabbed by the Sampaloc Police Station 4 (PS-4) of the Manila Police District (MPD).

Police said before the arrest at 10:30 on Paltoc Street near the Philippine National Railways (PNR) in Sampaloc, their Station Drug Enforcement Unit (SDEU)  received information that the suspect was carrying shabu and selling it.

Based on this, an anti-illegal drugs operation was carried out.

The suspect was nabbed and police confiscated from him half a gram of suspected shabu worth P2,000.

Police filed against him charges of violation of Republic Act 9165 or The Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.