6 'drug pushers' fall in buy-bust operation

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Thursday, May 22, 2014


THE police have arrested six suspected drug pushers in a buy-bust operation in Barangay Tictapul, Zamboanga City around 9 p.m. Tuesday, the police reported Thursday.

The police arrested Jul Husin Elo, 41; Kenneth Dapit, 43; Albari Salaji, 42; Edwin Pirater, 33; Angel Duntar, 18; and Mercy Agraviador, 38.

All of the suspects, except Pirater, are resident of the nearby town of Tungawan, Zamboanga Sibugay, the police said.

The police said the suspects were arrested after they allegedly sold a sachet of suspected shabu to an undercover policeman.

The police confiscated from the suspects’ possession sachets of methamphetamine hydrochloride and drug paraphernalia.

The suspects were detained while appropriate charges are readied against them, the police said.

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