5 pushers nabbed in CamSur; Incestous affair leads to stabbing

LEGAZPI CITY --- Five illegal drug peddlers were nabbed on Monday, July 20 by police operatives in separate buy-busts in Camarines Sur and Albay, a police report said.

Maj. Maria Luisa Calubaquib, Police Regional Office 5 spokesperson, said the drug operations yielded a total of seven sachets of suspected shabu.

In Calabanga, Camarines Sur, Ivin Quinones, 32; Jason Elopre, 21; and Rannie Gidoc, 24, all of Barangay San Roque, were on board a motorcycle when flagged down by policemen for violation of the curfew at around 3:30 AM.

During the search, policemen recovered three sachets of shabu from the suspects. Information regarding the weight and amount of the illegal substance was not included in the report.

In Iriga City, Errol Sarza, 42, a high value target (HVT) drug pusher of Barangay San Miguel, was caught selling shabu during a buy-bust at around 6:00 PM.

Police operatives seized from him a total of three sachets of shabu weighing eight grams and worth P5,000. In Rapu-Rapu, Albay, Bienvenido Ecal, 44, of Barangay Batan, was caught selling a sachet of shabu to an undercover agent in Barangay Poblacion at around 11:50 PM Monday.

All arrested suspects were placed under police custody and are facing charges for violation of Republic Act 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.

Meanwhile, in San Jose, Camarines Sur, Police authorities are in pursuit of a man who stabbed his brother-in-law whom he suspected of having a sexual relationship with his wife.

Police Staff Sgt. Emmanuel Peñero, police investigator, identified the suspect as Jorge Delovino, whose age is unknown.

Delovino, on Wednesday night, July 14, stabbed the victim Jose Nicolas, 52 at the back due an alleged sexual relationship with his wife, the victim’s sister, whose identity was witheld by the police.

The victim with stab wounds on his back ran to seek help from bystanders, while the suspect fled in unknown direction.

The incident happened in Zone 7, Barangay Mampirao, San Jose, Camarines Sur.

In an interview, Peñero said that the suspect will possibly face a frustrated homicide case.

He said the alleged sexual affair between the victim and his sister is still unconfirmed.

The victim is recuperating at the Partido District Hospital.