Published: Tuesday 10 July, 2018

LOOK Alleged Son of Jess Lapid Jr. Arrested in Drugs Buy Bust in Pasig City

Jose Maria Lapid, an alleged son of Jess Lapid Jr., was arrested by Pasig Police operatives on Tuesday. Lapid allegedly sold marijuana to undercover police.

Jess Lapid Jr. son

After his arrest, Jose Maria Lapid denied he is the son of Jess Lapid Jr. (Philstar/Twitter)

Jose Maria Lapid was nabbed along with three other accomplices – Franklin Ramos, Zackaria Bansil, and Xavier Allan Raymundo.

According to the Pasig Police, Lapid’s group had been under surveillance for over a week after a tip from a concerned citizen who said the suspects were involved in selling marijuana.

On Tuesday, a operative met with Jose Maria Lapid and his cohorts in Barangaya Sta. Lucia, pasig City to buy P2,000 worth of marijuana. As soon as the money changed hands, police swopped in and arrested them.

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A total of P80,000 worth of marijuana hidden inside pilow cases was confiscated from the suspects.

Jose Maria Lapid, though, denies he is the son of Jess Lapid Jr.