2 fishermen arrested in drug ops Print
Friday, 22 December 2017 17:14

Two fishermen were arrested by authorities during anti-illegal drug operations in Zamboanga del Norte last Wednesday.

A Police Regional Office-9 report identified the suspects as Sherwin Sabuddin Antao, 33; and Isnain Kahal Ballas, 24.  Both are working as fishermen in Siocon and Sirawai municipalities, Zamboanga del Norte respectively.

Police confiscated from the suspects’ possession six sachets of suspected shabu and marked money amounting to P500 and proceeds  in the amount of P870.

The two were arrested during drug buy-bust operations at Barangay S. Arabi, Siocon Zamboanga del Norte at around 12:30.p.m., Wednesday.

The suspects were detained at the Siocon Municipal Police Station prior to the filing of appropriate charges in court.