Bizman apprehended in drug buy-bust Print
Wednesday, 18 April 2018 13:39

A businessman was arrested during a drug buy-bust operation along Veterans Avenue Extension in Tumaga before midnight last Sunday.

Police identified the suspect as Ashraf Kayzar Ikbala y Julkarim, alias Ak, 33, married of Don Alfaro Street, Tetuan.

Ikbala was arrested by men of the Sta. Maria Police Station’s Drug Enforcement Unit led by SPO2 Richard Patrimonio at around 11:10 p.m.

Policemen confiscated from the suspect’s possession three sachets of shabu and P500 marked money.

Police also seized the suspect’s  Honda Jazz vehicle with plate number UQH 311.

The drugs seized had an estimated street value of around P70,000, according to police.

The suspect was taken to the Sta. Maria Police Station while the seized items were forwarded to the crime laboratory for examination.

Police are preparing charges for violation of the 2002 Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act against the suspect in court. (Dan Toribio)