Anti-drug operation nets 3 pushers-A A +A
By Bong Garcia
Sunday, March 3, 2013
COMBINED policemen and agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) have arrested three persons in an anti-drug operation in the province of Zamboanga del Norte, a police official said Sunday.
Arrested were Parida Asimnee Singkay, 43, Dion Asim, 17, and Anna Rose Asimnee Singkay, 19, said Zamboanga Peninsula police spokesman Chief Inspector Ariel Huesca.
Huesca said the suspects were arrested in a buy-bust operation around 6:30 a.m. Friday in the village of Pantukan, Siocon, Zamboanga del Norte.
Huesca added the suspects sold suspected shabu worth P1,000 to an undercover lawmen.
The arresting team confiscated from the suspects two pieces of P500 “marked money” and several sachets of suspected shabu as well as prohibited drug paraphernalia, Huesca said.
Also confiscated were several rounds of ammunition for caliber .45 pistol and a mobile phone, he said.
The suspects were detained at the provincial headquarters while appropriate charges are set to be filed against them, he added.