February 25, 2024

2 women nabbed, female minor rescued in Taguig sting

By Justine Rich Talusan

POLICE on Saturday arrested two women while a female minor companion was rescued in a buy-bust operation in Bgy. Bagumbayan, Taguig City.

Nabbed were Mercy Grace Glang, 47,  of Cocohills Paso St., Bgy. Bagumbayan,Taguig City, and Jennifer Paler, 18, of  MLQ St.,Purok 6,Bgy. Lower Bicutan,Taguig City.

Rescued was a 16-year-old female companion of the suspects.

The operation conducted by agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency Central Luzon,   PDEA – Aurora Provincial Office and PDEA-3 Regional Special Enforcement Section in Cocohills Paso St., Bgy. Bagumbayan, Taguig City seized five  plastic sachets containing more or less 175 grams of shabu valued at P1,207,500, the  buy-bust money and assorted drug paraphernalia.

The two women will be  charged with violation of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002  while the minor was  turned-over to the Taguig Social Welfare Development Office.