2 nabbed for shabu possession-A A +A
Sunday, September 22, 2013
POLICE authorities have arrested two people in possession of prohibited drugs while manning a checkpoint amid the standoff in Zamboanga City.
Arrested in possession of prohibited drugs were Alvin Balbin and Bamboy Rivero, according to Zamboanga Peninsula police information officer Chief Inspector Ariel Huesca.
Huesca said Balbin and Rivero were arrested around 9:40 p.m. Thursday in the village of Talon-Talon, five kilometers east of the city.
The augmentation police force from Pampanga were manning a checkpoint when the duo riding tandem in a motorcycle passed by, Huesca said.
Checkpoints have been set up in different areas of the city as the standoff continues to prevent the escape as well as reinforcement of rebels.
Balbin and Rivero yielded a sachet of shabu when inspected by the policemen, thus, they were arrested, said Huesca. (Bong Garcia)