76 arrested in Cebu City's 'Oplan Pokemon'

Jude Torres, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Jan 28 2017 05:12 AM

Close to 80 individuals were arrested by the Cebu City police in a one time, bigtime operation.

CEBU CITY - Seventy-six individuals were arrested by the Cebu City police in a “one time big time” operation on Friday.

Eleven police stations participated in the operation dubbed as "Oplan Pokemon."

According to the police, of the 76 arrested, 55 were nabbed for illegal drug trade, 16 for illegal gambling, four for illegal possession of firearms and one for rape.

During the operation, police recovered suspected shabu weighing 32 grams and with an estimated street value of P400,000. They also recovered drug paraphernalia and tally sheets.

Cebu City police said they will implement Oplan Pokemon on a weekly basis.