(All 3 are high value targets) Cop, 2 cohorts arrested in drug buy-bust Print
Monday, 27 August 2018 14:53

by dan toribio

A policeman and two of his cohorts, all of who are high value drug targets in Camino Nuevo,  were arrested during law enforcement operations last Saturday.

Chief Insp. Helen Galvez, Police Regional Office-9 Information Officer, identified the suspects as Efren Deles y Demalanta aka Mangko who was identified as leader of the Delta Force Drug Group and members PO2 Edgar Deles y Demalanta aka Gang-Gang, and Ricky Encilay y Villacruz aka Timoy.

Police confiscated two sachets of suspected shabu with an estimated street value of P68,000 and a P1,000 marked bill placed on top of the boodle money to make it appear to be P68,000.

Suspects are facing charges for violation of section 26 in relation to Section 5 Article II of RA9165.

The suspects were taken to the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) headquarters while waiting for filing of appropriate charges in court.

Units responsible for the suspects’ arrest are PDEA-9, Zamboanga Police Station 11 Drug Enforcement Team and SWAT, C2 Tactical Operations Wing of the Philippine Air Force and the 11th Infantry Battalion of Joint Task Force Zamboanga. (Dan Toribio)