TWO persons, who are in the watchlist, were arrested in separate anti-drug operations by policemen in Zamboanga City, the police reported Monday, January 9, 2023.

Police Colonel Alexander Lorenzo, Zamboanga City Police Office (ZCPO) director, identified the arrested suspects as Jeffrey Alejado, 36, and Babylun Isidro, 33.

Lorenzo said that Alejado was arrested in a buy-bust around 11:48 a.m. Sunday, January 8, in Kasanyangan village.

Seized from the suspect were a gram of suspected shabu worth P6,800, a pack of cigarettes, and P200 marked money.

Lorenzo said that Isidro was arrested in another buy-bust operation around 11:15 p.m. Sunday, January 8, in one of the rooms of a pension house in Canelar village.

He said recovered from the suspect were two grams of suspected shabu worth P13,600, and P200 marked money.

He said the suspects were detained while charges for violation of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 will be filed against them. (SunStar Zamboanga)