La Trinidad, Benguet: Joint operations by the Cordillera police and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency resulted to the arrest of four alleged drug pushers in the province of Abra , Kalinga and Benguet. Deputy Regional Director for Operations and Chairman of the Regional Special Operation Task Group of the Cordillera police Senior Supt. Donato Bacquian said the raid at the home of Raymund Gonzales Lagundino in Bangued, Abra on March 18, led authorities into illegal drugs paraphernalia and also the arrest of Lagundino and his live-in partner Jenny Calindong Esmeralda, 26. In Kalinga, police arrested Sunggadan Daldal Wacnang alias Sunggadan Gumangol Wacnang, 23, while Lagutao Rebeta Bernardo, 39 was arrested in Benguet, both for possession of illegal drugs.
THOM F. PICAÑA