Cebu Doctor Found in Possession of Shabu

Cebu doctor nabbed in his clinic for possessing shabu

CEBU CITY, Nov 27 (PNA) — Members of the Cordova Police Station on Saturday afternoon arrested a doctor for possession of suspected methamphetamine hydrochloride, popularly known as “shabu,” inside his clinic.

PO3 Eleazar Llanes of the Cordova police identified the arrested suspect as Dr. Benjamin Degamo, 42, who lives and holds a clinic at his home in Golden Meadows Subdivision in Barangay Gabi, Cordova town on Mactan Island.

Llanes said Degamo is detained at the Cordova Police Station pending the filing of drug possession charges against him on Monday.

Llanes said he led a team who responded to a call from PO1 Ricky Pepito, also a member of the Cordova police, who happened to be at Degamo’s clinic past 2 p.m. on Saturday.

Llanes said Pepito was in Degamo’s clinic for a consultation on his insomia when he saw a suspicious-looking man handing a small package to the doctor.

Pepito accosted Degamo and found him holding two small plastic sachets of suspected shabu.

The drug courier was able to escape, Llanes said. (PNA)


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