Two suspected drug couriers were arrested by combined police operatives after they were found to be in possession of some ₱ 500, 000 worth of dried marijuana in a police checkpoint in Bakun, Benguet on Saturday, March 5.
According to police report the suspects were identified as Merbyn Larawan Gravador, 45, a resident of Calamba, Laguna, and Samuel Flor Christian Singson, 23, a resident of Antipolo City.
Operatives of Bakun MPS and the Regional EOD and Canine Unit – Cordillera (RECU-COR) arrested the two individuals and seized five tubular dried marijuana weighing 5,000 grams.
The two suspects are now facing charges for violation of RA 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 after they were arrested for transporting marijuana products. (Photo courtesy of PROCOR-PIO)