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FlipTop rapper Loonie freed on bail

By: - Reporter
/ 12:56 PM January 25, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — FlipTop rapper Loonie walked out of the Makati City jail after posting a P2 million bail for drug charges, the Bureau of Jail and Management Penology (BJMP) said Saturday.

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“I can confirm na nakalaya siya pansamantala (that he is temporarily free),” BJMP spokesperson Jail Chief Insp. Xavier Solda told INQUIRER.net in a text message.

Solda said that Loonie, whose real name is Marlon Peroramas, was released Friday night.

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The battle rap star was arrested along with four other men during a buy-bust operation in Makati City last September.

His co-accused David Rizon, posted a P500,000 bail and P3,000 for his charges.

Loonie and his accomplices were accused of selling P100,000 worth of kush, or high-grade marijuana, to an undercover officer.

He and Rizon were charged for violating sections 5 and 15—that is the selling and using illegal drugs, respectively— of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.

Rapper yields P100-K ‘kush’

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