A former customs inspector was arrested in Cebu City after he was caught with suspected shabu inside his car, authorities said Wednesday
The suspect, Gregorio Laurente, who had served in Surigao Port, said the rugs were planted.
In Lapu Lapu City, Cebu, five people were also arrested in separate operations, authorities said.
The suspects were identified as Romeo Manzon, his live-in partner Mary Juliet Aying, Linard Arnado, and cousins Josephine Soliano and Junrey Ybanez.
Sachets of suspected shabu and close to P3,000 were seized from the group, police said. -- reports from Donna Lavares, ABS-CBN News