TACLOBAN CITY,  (PNA) A couple suspected of dealing in illegal drugs was arrested by the city police here in a buy bust operation Tuesday night.

Recovered from the duo are small packs of shabu (methamphetamine hydrochloride) with a total street value of PHP500,000, said city police chief Sr. Supt. Rolando Bade.

Teddy Magpili, 49, and live-in partner Ronelda Calamaya, 52, were arrested at their house in San Jose district around 8:30 p.m. after selling a sachet of shabu to a police who acted as poseur buyer.

Calamaya, a widow, is a Bureau of Jail Management personnel assigned in Basey, Samar. She is listed as a high value target being a government employee involved in illegal drugs trade.

The police operatives had worked for months to conduct surveillance on the illegal drug trade operation of https://www.acheterviagrafr24.com/sildenafil-prix-belgique-direct/ the couple.

Recovered from the suspects were 29 sachets of suspected shabu with a total market value of PHP500,000, PHP900 cash, and a mobile phone.

The couple is now detained at the city police detention cell, while chargers for violations of Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 are now being prepared by the local police for immediate filing in court. (PNA) JAZMIN BONIFACIO