Police nab kin of shabu peddler for bribery
by Ben Serrano
Butuan City (February 4) -- A relative of a suspected shabu pusher, who was arrested in a buy-bust operation, ended up in jail after allegedly attempting to bribe police intelligence operatives right inside the compound of Caraga police regional office here.
The Regional Intelligence Division office identified the suspect as Pontino Macunte Dayondong, 68, married and a resident of Montilla Extension, Barangay 15, Butuan City.
Investigation showed that Dayondong offered money to regional intelligence operatives to spring out his relative Anwar Sarip Hadji Jameel, 35, married and resident of Barangay Ong Yiu, whoi was arrested in a illegal drug buy-bust operation on Sunday.
The bribe marked money, amounting to P40,000 was now at the custody of the Regional Intelligence Division.
Said bribery was captured by a hidden camera installed inside the Regional Intelligence Office. Criminal charges have been already filed against the suspects. (PIA-Caraga) [top]