Ex-councilor of Eastern Samar town nabbed for drugs

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A former councilor of Hernani town in Eastern Samar province was arrested in an anti-drug operation on Sunday, Nov. 22.

Operatives of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency and the anti-drugs unit of the provincial and municipal police arrested Marcos Abaloyan, 60, for alleged possession and selling of five transparent sachets containing shabu weighing 0.24 grams worth P1,655.

Abaloyan, now detained at the Hernani detention facility, will be charged for possession and selling of illegal drugs.

The police said the suspect was ranked 14th on the drug watch list of the province.