SAN NICOLAS, Ilocos Norte – Police operatives apprehended a farmer carrying a pistol replica during a buy-bust sting here last week.
The suspect admitted that he was a drug user but denied any involvement in drug trade.
Lawmen seized from him two sachets containing suspected shabu and the pistol replica.
He was charged with violation of R.A. 9165 and Comelec gun ban. (tsg)