P5-M worth of shabu seized Print
Wednesday, 05 September 2018 14:31

Police confiscated P5-million worth of shabu from a couple during a buy-bust operation at an apartment along Estrada Street, Barangay Tetuan last Monday night.

The suspects were identified as Nidzma Juaini y Sapinding, 32, married and her husband Alyaser Juaini y Halahim alias Al, 33.  Both are natives of Jolo, Sulu who were reportedly on vacation in Zamboanga City.

Investigation showed that the suspects were arrested during a buy-bust operation at the Lakibul Apartments at around 9:30 p.m.

Police recovered P1.3-million worth of suspected shabu and P500 marked money during the operation.

At around noontime yesterday, police returned to the apartment and recovered twelve (12) more big sachets of suspected shabu with an estimated value of P4-million.

Police said that Alyaser attempted to throw away the big sachets during the buy-bust operation last Monday.

Units responsible for the operation include the Central Police Station, Tetuan Police Station and the Field Station South Western Mindanao.

The suspects were detained at the police office while the confiscated items were forwarded to the 9th PNP Crime Laboratory for examination.

Police are preparing charges against the couple for violation of RA 9165, the 2002 Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act.  (Dan Toribio)