Ex-Oton MENRO employee arrested in buy-bust
ILOILO – A former employee of themunicipal government of Oton, Iloilo was arrested in Barangay Poblacion West,Oton in a buy-bust operation of the police. “We have been monitoring him. He onlydealt with persons he knew,” said Moyo. The buy-bust was carried out at 7:05p.m. An undercover officer of the Police Regional Office 6’s Regional DrugEnforcement Unit bought from Legislador a sachet of shabu for P1,200. The suspect further said he was only auser, not a pusher, and that his supplier was based in Iloilo City. Legislador faces a charge forviolation of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002./PN He, however, declined to name thesupplier. Moyo said the supplier is based inBarangay Bakhaw, Mandurriao, Iloilo City, citing intelligence information. According to Police Major GervinsonMoyo, Legislador was in their list of drug suspects. Legislador denied selling shabu. Healso claimed the police “planted” the sachets supposedly recovered from him. William Legislador, 43, was taken tothe Oton police station on Nov. 16. He used to be connected with the MunicipalEnvironment and Natural Resources Office (MENRO) of Oton. The suspect was dismissed from theMENRO a few years ago, he added.