Trike driver arrested for drug dealing Print
Thursday, 14 December 2017 17:38

Agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) together with police arrested a tricycle driver who is allegedly moonlighting as a drug pusher during operations in Purok Daisy 1, Poblacion, Margosatubig, Zamboanga del Sur last Sunday.

PDEA Regional Director Lyndon Aspacio identified the suspect as Jocano Hussain y Ando, 22, married, a tricycle driver and a resident of Water Lily, Margosatubig.

Lawmen confiscated from the suspect’s possession three sachets of shabu worth P25,000 and P200 marked money.

Aspacio said that the suspect was detained at the PDEA office in Zamboanga del Sur while the seized items were turned over to their laboratory for examination.

The suspect will be charged for violation of sections 5 and 11 of  Republic Act 9165, the 2002 Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act. – Dan Toribio