Drug pusher posing as a high-ranking police officer caught in the act of selling shabu

Image from Pulisya ng Mabalacat Facebook page
  • A drug pusher posing as a police officer was arrested in Pampanga
  • The suspect was in full police uniform when collared by Mabalacat Police officers
  • 15 sachets of shabu were recovered from the susepect

A drug pusher clad in full police uniform was arrested in Pampanga on Friday, January 6, during an anti-illegal drugs buy-bust operation.

A Facebook post of Pulisya ng Mabalacat said a buy-bust operation against the suspect was set after an informant relayed to PSupt. Juritz B. Rara, Chief of Mabalacat Police, that a certain “Bacani”, who was posing as a high-ranking police officer, was seen peddling shabu in Barangay Dau and other nearby barangays.

PSupt. Rara immediately formed a team led by Police Inspector Melvin M. Florida Jr. to conduct the entrapment operation against the suspect identified as Frederic Bacani y Pingol alias “Bacani”.

Seized from the suspect, who was in police uniform when collared, are 15 sachets of shabu with an estimated street value of P10,000, a gun, live ammunition, cellphone, tooter, lighter, a pair of scissors and P1,000 marked money used by cop posing as a drug buyer.

Bacani will be charged with usurpation of authority and the violation of Republic Act No. 9165 otherwise known as the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.

This article has been viewed 6827 times. Article originally posted: January 9, 2017, 2:16 pm (UTC-0). Last update: January 9, 2017 at 2:17 pm (UTC-0).

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