Siay govt aide nabbed in drug buy-bust Print
Saturday, 05 August 2017 11:46

Agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and police arrested a local government auxilliary aide during anti-drug operations in barangay Dacanay, Siay, Zamboanga Sibugay last Monday.

PDEA Regional Director Lyndon Aspacio identified the suspect as Tomas Awid y Ligutom, 40 years old, married and an auxilliary aide of the local government unit.

Awid is also listed as number 7 in the drug watch list in Siay municipality.

PDEA agents recovered three sachets of suspected shabu and P500 marked money from the suspect.

The suspect was taken to the PDEA Headquarters in Zamboanga Sibugay while the seized items were turned over to the laboratory for examination.

The suspect will be charged for violation of sections 5 and 11 of Republic Act 9165.   (Dan Toribio)