- A man was arrested when the authorities conducted a buy-bust operation
- The suspect was reported to be the one who used to portray the role of Jesus during Holy Week
- The authorities recovered P1,200 worth of suspected "shabu"
A man who used to portray Jesus in stage plays during Holy Week was arrested by the authorities on Easter Sunday (April 21) due to drug use.
KAMI learned that the suspect was arrested when the Drug Enforcement Unit of the Abellana Police Station conducted a buy-bust operation in Sitio Maharlika in Brgy. Sambag 2.
In a report by the Cebu Daily News (author Benjie B. Talisic), 24-year-old Mark Anthony Jakosalem was known for selling illegal substance in their barangay.
P1,200 worth of suspected “shabu” was recovered from Jakosalem. He admitted that he has been selling an illegal substance. However, he claimed that he already stopped using it.
The suspect is currently detained at the Station 2 of Abellana Police Station as of posting.
It has been reported that Jakosalem had been portraying the role of Jesus Christ every Good Friday since 2011.
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