Fish vendor nabbed in drug buy-bust-A A +A
Saturday, August 17, 2013
KIDAPAWAN CITY -- Authorities nabbed a fish vendor during a buy-bust raid here around 12:30 p.m. Friday.
Police identified the suspect as Zoraida Pocot Manigo of Barangay Magsaysay, this city.
Reports said an intelligence agent who posed as buyer bought from the suspect two sachets of shabu worth P500. Police caught Manigo in the act of selling shabu.
Recovered from the suspect were sachets of suspected "shabu" and marked money.
Police said they have been following Manigo since they were tipped of her illegal activities in the city.
Manigo, based on intelligence reports, is posing as fish vendor while actively involved in drug trafficking.
Police said they are already tracking other members of Manigo's group.
The arrest of Manigo came a day after police in Kabacan town arrested a suspected drug courier identified as Amiludin Pino Dalumangkob of Barangay Laypag, Pagalungan, Maguindanao.
Dalumangkob was also nabbed in a buy-bust raid in Poblacion, Kabacan. Two of his companions eluded arrest.
Initial investigations from Kabacan police revealed that Dalumangkob was also involved in series of bombing incidents in North Cotabato after they recovered from the suspect a fragmentation grenade.
Published in the Sun.Star Davao newspaper on August 17, 2013.