3 suspected drug pushers nabbed in Aurora drug bust

Anti-narcotics operatives arrested three suspected drug pushers in a raid on an alleged drug den in Aurora province on Wednesday night, Jan. 26.

Those arrested were identified as Rheymar Pantalunan, 40; Mikaela Maniaol, 37; and Erik dela Cruz, 37.

In a statement, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) said some P102,00 worth of shabu was seized during the operation.

The suspects who were under PDEA's radar since Dec. last year, did not resist arrest when collared by the operating teams.

Pantalunan, Maniaol and de la Cruz face charges for violation of RepubLic Act (RA) 9165 otherwise known as “The Comprehensive dangerous drugs Act of 2002.’’