Police arrested Mark Gayrana, 33, and Alfonso Docenos, 32, both of Malaybalay City, and Bae Maria Sitawan, 37, of Talakag during an entrapment operation at a beach resort in Barangay Estaca, Compostela, Cebu.
Manila councilor Roderick Valbuena and Japanese national Isao Aoyama filed a complaint and such were the basis for the arrest.
The three suspects were allegedly selling 12 pieces of fake gold bars and 3 pieces of golden Buddha statues.
Retrieved from the suspects were some fake gold bars, cellphone and cash.
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