Friday, December 03, 2021

PDEA, police dismantle drug den in Zamboanga Sibugay town

DRUG DEN DISMANTLED. Joint Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and police operatives dismantle a drug den and arrest seven drug suspects in an anti-drug operation in Kabasalan, Zamboanga Sibugay. A photo handout shows a PDEA agent conducting an inventory of the pieces of evidence seized from the drug den. (SunStar Zamboanga)

JOINT Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and police operatives have dismantled a drug den and arrested seven drug suspects in the province of Zamboanga Sibugay.

Emerson Margate, PDEA regional director, identified the alleged drug maintainers as John Arnold Ramos, Hanan Capunol and Carlito Capisen.

Margate said they were arrested together with Mae Fuentes, Mark Narido, Jasper Mikko Candido, and Jaesy James Sabijon, all drug den visitors.

Margate said they were arrested in an anti-drug operation last week in Purok 4, Concepcion village, Kabasalan, Zamboanga Sibugay.

He said seized during the anti-drug operation were some 12 grams of suspected shabu worth P81,600.

He said charges for violation of Sections 5, 6, 7, 11, 12, 13, and 14, Article II of Republic Act 9165 otherwise known as the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 were filed against the suspects. (SunStar Zamboanga)


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