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Zamboanga City village official nabbed in drug bust

THREE people, including a village official, were arrested in a drug bust in Zamboanga City, a police official said Thursday, October 5.

Arrested were Village Councilor Pilar Dagalea, 64, of Mampang village; Dexter Dagalea, 36; and Joebert Eijansantos, 31.

Police Station 6 Chief Nonito Asdai said the suspects were arrested in a drug bust around 9 p.m. Wednesday, October 4, at Purok 4 in the village of Mampang.

Recovered from the suspects were P200 marked money, nine sachets of suspected methamphetamine hydrochloride or “shabu” with an estimated P2,250 street value, and illegal drug paraphernalia.

Asdai said the drug bust was launched following days of surveillance in the alleged illegal drug trade of the suspects.

He said appropriate charges are set to be filed against them. (SunStar Philippines)