DIGOS CITY—A probe by Davao del Sur police has uncovered that a fish vendor they recently caught selling crystal meth in Sta. Cruz town was among beneficiaries of the government’s social amelioration program (SAP).
Major Crisaldo Gaila, Sta. Cruz police chief, said the suspect, Romel Awa Jaudian, 32, could have used part of the P6,000 he received as cash subsidy to engage in the illicit drug trade.
He was busted by undercover police operatives, backed by soldiers, last Wednesday.
Gaila said three sachets of crystal meth were recovered from Jaudian, along with paraphernalia for using drugs.
Gaila added that Jaudian was among those who recently received the cash subsidy from …
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