ZAMBOANGA

3 nabbed, P15,000 shabu seized in anti-drug stings

THREE people, including a fish merchant, were arrested while some P15,000 worth of illegal drugs were seized in separate anti-drug operations in Zamboanga City, the police said Monday, May 20.

Police Major Helen Galvez, Police Regional Office-Zamboanga Peninsula information officer, identified the arrested suspects as Michael Amor, 27; Ibrahim Majid, 38; and, Berhamin Darong, 40, a fish merchant.

Galvez said Amor was arrested in a drug bust around 4 a.m. Sunday in San Jose Gusu village, this city.

She said seized from the possession of Amor were some P10,000 worth of suspected shabu (methamphetamine hydrochloride) packed in seven heat-sealed plastic sachets and P200 marked money.

Galvez said Majid and Darong were caught in possession of some P5,000 worth of suspected shabu packed in four heat-sealed plastic sachets and P300 marked money when arrested at 1:50 a.m. Monday in Kasanyangan village.

The police officer said the suspects were detained pending the filing of appropriate charges against them. (SunStar Philippines)


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