A suspected drug pusher was arrested in a drug buy-bust operation in Clarin town on Wednesday afternoon.
Police identified the arrested suspect as Julieto Ninora, 35, of Barangay Nahawan in Clarin.
Ninora allegedly sold shabu worth P500 to a police poseur-buyer during the anti-illegal drug operation which was carried out by the town police’s intelligence section.
He tried to escape from the arresting police officers but was eventually subdued near his residence.
Operatives took Ninora into custody and found 5.06 grams of shabu in his possession.
The seized drugs were estimated to be worth P59,708, police said.
Ninora remained detained at the Clarin Police Station pending the filing of charges against him for violations against the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002. (wm)