Senior citizen is HVT in Dinas PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 09 August 2018 11:46


Combined Philippine National Police (PNP) elements raided a house in Barangay Tarakan, Dinas Municipality last Tuesday and arrested a senior citizen who is also identified as a high value target for illegal drugs.

Chief Insp. Helen Galvez, Police Regional Office-9 Information Officer, identified the suspect as Bashir Alibasa y Manguda aka Kanuto Alibasa, 61 years old, a drug surrenderee.

Alibasa was arrested by virtue of a warrant of arrest for violation of Republic Act 9165, the 2002 Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act, issued by the Regional Trial Court in San MIguel, Zamboanga del Sur.

Police confiscated fourteen (14) sachets of suspected shabu from the suspect.

Alibasa’s live-in partner, Maribel Berual y Udtohan aka Dadan, was also arrested by the police for allegedly trying to dispose of evidence.

The suspects were placed under the custody of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA).

Units responsible for the arrest are the Provincial Intelligence Branch of the Zamboanga del Sur Police Provincial Office, Provincial Mobile Force Company, police personnel in Dinas, San Miguel, Margosatubig and the PDEA-9.  (Remus Ong)