Government worker, minor arrested by PDEA PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 24 March 2017 11:39

A government worker and a minor were arrested in drug operations conducted by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay last Tuesday.

PDEA-9 Regional Director Lyndon Aspacio, CESE, identified the suspects as Sharif Mohammad Faisah Hasim y Cuda, 32 years old , married and Benyacob Ahmad y Jalaide, 17 years old.

Both are residents of Poblacion, Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay.

PDEA agents confiscated two heat- sealed sachets of suspected shabu with a market value of P3,500; an identification card of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources with Hasim’s name; and a motorcycle.

The suspects were detained at the PDEA Headquarters while the confiscated items were forwarded to the crime laboratory for examination.

The suspects are facing charges for violation of Section 26 in relation to Sections 5 and 11 of Article 2 of Republic Act 9165.  (Dan Toribio)