NUP Maria Christina I. Mayor

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Barangay Kagawad falls in drug bust

     Camp Francisco U. Sumagaysay, Sr., STA. BARBARA, ILOILO, August 25 -- A Number 1 Barangay Councilor of a town in Barotac Nuevo was arrested after being caught selling illegal drugs in the said town.

     Arrested during the operation conducted by Barotac Nuevo PNP is John Bayag, 37 years old of Brgy. Linao.

     Prior to his arrest, Bayag was observed to have been involved in illegal drug trade for a long time and is already listed as the Number 5 drug personality of the province of Iloilo targeted by IPPO.

     Recovered in his possessison during the buy-bust operation at Brgy. Cruz, Barotac Nuevo last August 18 are eight (8) sachets of suspected shabu, marked money used during the operation and a cellphone.

     Bayag is currently detained pending the disposition of his case.#

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