BONTOC, Mountain Province December 12 – Two students were arrested by combined police operatives and intelligence agents after having found in their possession suspected marijuana leaves, buds and hashish during a police checkpoint at Poblacion, here, Sunday.
Police authorities identified the arrested individuals as Alberto Sosa Damasco, Jr., 19, student of the Philippine Women’s University, presently residing at No. 34 Mabini, Tarlac City and John Paul Bagsic Canlapan, 19, single, student of Tarlac State University and resident of San Vicente, Tarlac City.
Confiscated from the possession of the students, who allegedly came from Buscalan, Tinglayan, Kalinga, were still undetermined volume of marijuana leaves, buds and hashish.
The arrested individuals were brought to the Tinglayan Municipal Police Station for documentation while the confiscated illegal hemp and other drug paraphernalia were brought to the crime laboratory for the conduct of the necessary tests.
By Dexter A. See