Murder suspect arrested during buy-bust ops Print
Friday, 02 March 2018 12:03

A murder suspect was arrested during a buy-bust operation launched by police and barangay officials in Recodo last Wednesday.

Ayala Police Station commander Sr. Insp. Albert Alfaro identified the suspect as Julpikal Dasid Asilin alias Peks, 35 years old, married and a resident of Purok 2, Recodo.

Asilin was arrested during a buy-bust operation conducted by Intelligence operatives of Zamboanga City Police Station 9 and Ayala Barangay POC Chairman Alex C. Macapili.

Police confiscated 3 sachets of suspected shabu and the marked money from the suspect.

It was found out that Asilin is facing Murder charges for being one of the suspects in a November 24 shooting incident.

The suspect also has a standing warrant of arrest for violation of the 2002 Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act and is currently in the drug watchlist of Zamboanga City Police Station 9.

He is currently on bail for the crime of Frustrated Murder under another criminal case.

The suspect is in the custody of the police pending the filing of charges in court. (Dan Toribio)