BBM Vlogger Jhem Bayot Arrested in Drug Buy-Bust Operation

Jhem Bayot, a BBM vlogger, was arrested in a drug buy-bust

JHEM BAYOT – A BBM vlogger or supporter of President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. was arrested in a drug buy-bust operation.

BBM vlogger Jhem Bayot
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Bayot and two others were arrested in a drug buy-bust operation conducted by Laguna PNP on Saturday, September 10, 2022.

According to Colonel Randy Glenn G Silvio, Officer-In-Charge, Laguna PPO, the suspects were identified as Jerome Zapanta Layson alias Jhem Bayot, 31, Ginalyn Pintang Benisa alias Nalyn, 30, and Crismark Alimagno alias Lake, 21. The three were residents of Barangay San Isidro, San Pablo City Laguna.

Authorities were able to retrieve high-grade marijuana from the suspects with a street value of 3.7 million pesos.

The suspects are now under the custody of San Pablo City Police Station and they are expected to face multiple charges.

Colonel Silvio promised that they will not stop fighting those who do illegal activities even if it is popular or supporting the current administration.

“Asahan nyo po mga mamayan ng Lalawigan ng Laguna maspaiigtingin pa po namin ang aming mga operasyon para sa mga kabataan nating wag na sila masangkot sa mga ganitong gawain,” he said.

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It can be recalled that Bayot was among those who expressed his support to Marcos Jr. during the elections.

Jhem Bayot, a BBM vlogger, has yet to issue any statement regarding his arrest.

Under the law, anyone guilty of importation or sale of dangerous drugs, the manufacture of illegal drugs, or the operation of a drug den can be punished with life imprisonment to death and a fine ranging from P500k to 10 million pesos.

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