Ex-DPWH employee nabbed in drug bust PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 25 March 2018 15:44


A former employee of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) was arrested during a drug buy-bust operation in a motel along Varela Street, this city last Friday.

The suspect was identified as Gen Tingkao y Abdulsamad, 53 years old, single and a resident of Arena Blanco.

The suspect was arrested by the Intelligence section personnel led by Chief  Insp. Edilberto Alvarez at around 8 p.m.

Police confiscated a small sachet and five large-sized sachets of suspected shabu, drug paraphernalia and P200 marked money.

The drugs weighed 11.32 grams and have an estimated market value of  P85,000, according to police.

The suspect was detained at the Zamboanga City Police Office while the confiscated items were forwarded to the 9th PNP Crime Laboratory for examination.  (Dan Toribio)