Agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) yesterday arrested the officer-in-charge of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) office in Gitagum, Misamis Oriental during a drug buy bust operation at the suspect’s house at Bloomingdale Subdivision in Barangay Iponan, Cagayan de Oro City.
News reports state that the suspect identified as 40-year old Jose Mari Fernandez sold a sachet of shabu worth P1,000 to an undercover agent posing as a buyer. He further yielded 4 sachets of shabu worth P100,000 after his arrest. A second suspect by the name of Clint Pagapulaan whom Fernandez identified as his alleged source of shabu was also arrested in a follow-up operation. Both suspects are now detained at PDEA-10 headquarters awaiting drug charges.
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