PDEA-9 nabs 5 drug suspects PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 30 November 2017 15:45

By DAN TORIBIO

Five suspected drug pushers were arrested in two separate drug bust operation conducted by agents of Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in Zamboanga Sibugay recently.

PDEA Regional Director Lyndon Aspacio disclosed that around 6:20 p.m. his team arrested Apdal Mabol y Mohammad, alias Dedel, 42, of Purok Neptune, Barangay Bangkerohan, Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay.

Aspacio said that PDEA agents recovered five sachets of shabu worth P4,000, one folded aluminum foil and the P300 marked money from the suspect’s possession.

Two hours later, the same team arrested Agnes Pondo y Sali alias Agnes Sampigan, 37, single, Cherry Manalibang y Tilulong, 29, Jimbo Pondo y Sali, 18 and Rolando Baluga y Español, 53, married.

They were arrested in Purok Reservoir, Barangay Don Andres, Ipil in the same municipality.

PDEA agents confiscated four large size sachets of shabu worth P50,000, drug paraphernalia and the P500 marked money used in the said in the buy-bust operation.

Aspacio added that all the suspects were detained at the PDEA office in Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay pending the filing of charges in court.

The PDEA regional office here has further intensified its crackdown against illegal drugs in the entire region. – Dan Toribio