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first_imgPhilippines ‘fires off’ diplomatic protest over Chinese vessels circling Pag-asa Island WBC suspends Whyte’s status as interim world heavyweight champion LATEST STORIES Indian coffee magnate’s body found by river London rated best city for students PNP chief warns drug lords: Drug war to be relentless amid Holy Week PLAY LIST 01:13PNP chief warns drug lords: Drug war to be relentless amid Holy Week01:592 suspected terrorists linked to Daulah Islamiyah nabbed in QC02:32PDEA to probe link between narcopoliticians and drug smuggling through private airstrips03:26PCSO to focus on improving transparency of gaming activities01:39Sotto open to discuss, listen to pros and cons of divorce bill06:02Senate to probe Tolentino’s ‘novel legal theories’ on oral agreements01:50Palace open to make Dengvaxia usable again as dengue cases spike01:49House seeks probe on ‘massive corruption’ in PCSO01:37PCSO estimates P250M in Lotto revenue loss due to suspension Based on their investigation, Ruiz said Sosmeña got his supply of shabu from a source in Muntinlupa City.“He is a big-time peddler,” Ruiz said. “We found out that he recently supplied shabu to member of Jaguar’s group.”Ruiz said they would conduct further investigations to find out Sosmeña’s contacts and customers.“The prominent drug players are gone. Now, he [Sosmeña] is taking over them,” he said.Ruiz said they are also investigation who replaced Jaguar in the drug group.Jaguar was killed in a police operation in Las Piñas City last June 17.“Sosmeña’s arrest surely crippled their operations,” Ruiz said. “But knowing the group, someone will surely take over his post. And so, there will be no let up in our campaign against illegal drugs.”Inside the PDEA-7 stockade, Sosmeña denied the allegations against him, saying he didn’t know Diaz personally and didn’t supply drugs to him.His friend Cheryl Traya said she was surprised when she learned that Sosmeña had been arrested.“He is a good man. We were really shocked,” she said while standing outside the detention cell. Dagupan church workers, parishioners back Villegas amid sedition raps Senate to probe Tolentino’s ‘novel legal theories’ on oral agreements Found inside his waist bag were a kilo of shabu , a weighing scale, and several money transfer receipts.Police also seized Sosmeña’s cellular phone and motorcycle.FEATURED STORIESNEWSINFOBREAK: Suspension of Lotto operations lifted – PaneloNEWSINFODuterte to Cayetanos: ‘Kailan kaya matapos ang dynasty niyo?’NEWSINFOIndian family caught taking items from Bali hotel, sparking criticism onlineIn an interview, Ruiz said Sosmeña’s name would always crop up during drug investigations.“After a series of arrests, his name always appeared in our investigations,” Ruiz said at a news conference on Friday. “And so we immediately hatched an entrapment operation to arrest him.”last_img read more