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Friday, 17 November 2017 16:52

Agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) arrested three more drug pushers in Zamboanga city and in Basilan last Wednesday.

PDEA 9 Regional Director Lyndon Aspacio disclosed that at 9:45 p.m.  his team conducted a buy-bust operation in Suterville that led to the arrest of Abdilla Amilhussin Ahil, 27, married.

PDEA agents recovered seven sachets of shabu with a market value of P15,000, drug paraphernalia and P1,000 marked money.

Meanwhile, at around 11:30 a.m. of the same day, the same team arrested Jabbar Gastan Nasser, 42, married and Adzmar Gastan Malali, 28, married, both of Zone 1, barangay Kaumpurna, Isabela City.

They were arrested after they sold a sachet of shabu to the PDEA undercover agent.

PDEA agents confiscated from the suspects’ possession nine sachets of shabu worth P4,500 and P500 marked money.

The suspects were detained at the PDEA9 Headquarters in Calarian pending the filing of charges in court. – Dan Toribio