Davao Oriental governor lauds police for arresting his son in drug-bust ops

By Armando Fenequito Jr.

DAVAO CITY – Davao Oriental Governor Nelson Dayanghirang lauded police operatives here for apprehending his son and another suspect in a buy-bust operation Wednesday afternoon.

Davao Oriental Governor Nelson Dayanghirang (CONGRESS / MANILA BULLETIN)
Davao Oriental Governor Nelson Dayanghirang (CONGRESS / MANILA BULLETIN)

Dayanghirang said his son Jossone Michael Dayanghirang, and Rojhel Abear Sanchez should face the cases filed against him.

Dayanghirang said he will not tolerate any illegal perpetrated by his son.

The governor said the young Dayanghirang did not grow under his supervision.

The elder Dayanghirang said when he learned that his son was involved in illegal drugs, he immediately sent him to rehabilitation twice. Unfortunately, he went back to his illegal activity due to the influence of his friends.

The governor it has been more than six years that he last saw his son.

A Toril Police Station report bared that about 4 p.m. of May 8, suspects were arrested at Jasmine Blooms Apartelle, University Avenue, Juna Subdivision, Talomo District.

Dayanghirang allegedly sold a small plastic sachet to a police officer, who acted as a buyer, while Sanchez was caught in the act sniffing shabu.

Recovered in the area were shabu stored in different sized of plastic sachets, estimated to weight 13 grams with a street value of P208,000.

Aside from the illegal drugs, several paraphernalia were also recovered in the operation.