Cop nabbed in pot session in QC


Posted at Sep 28 2012 02:10 PM | Updated as of Sep 28 2012 10:10 PM

MANILA, Philippines - A policeman and his friend were arrested for possession of illegal drugs and paraphernalia in Quezon City.

Police Officer 2 Mark Ericson Canete, assigned at the Regional Public Safety Batallion, Police Regional Office 4B, and his friend Archibald Arguelles, are now under the custody of the District Anti-Illegal Drugs Special Operations Task Group in Quezon City.

The team was supposed to conduct surveillance operation along Hillcrest Street in Barangay Immaculate Concepcion Thursday night when they chanced upon the two in a pot session.

Canete was still in his uniform when arrested.

Recovered from their possessions were two sachets of suspected shabu, aluminum foils, and a lighter. Report from Bettina Magsaysay, ABS-CBN News