BANAUE, Ifugao – A 27-year old tricycle driver and a notorious drug pusher in the locality was arrested by combined police operatives and anti-narcotics agents after having found in his possession suspected illegal drugs and assorted drug paraphernalia during a buy bust operation at Viewpoint, here, recently.
Senior Superintendent Constancio Chinayog, Jr., officer-in-charge of the Ifugao Provincial Police Office, identified the arrested drug personality as Frederick Mundayo Mangili, 27, married, tricycle driver, and a resident of barangay Tam-an, Banaue, Ifugao.
Confiscated from his possession by the members of the operating team were 2 pieces of match boxes containing suspected dry leaves of marijuana and P500.00 in different denominations as buy-bust money possession and control of the suspect.
The arrested drug personality and the confiscated pieces of evidence were brought to the Banaue Municipal Police Station for documentation awaiting the filing of the appropriate charges against him before the provincial prosecutor’s office.
By Dexter A. See