PDEA, police arrest five drug suspects, seize shabu in anti-drug sting

By John Mahusay

Narcotics operatives have arrested five drug suspects, and suspected shabu in an operation Tuesday in Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay.

In its post on social media, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) named theΒ  arrested suspects asΒ  Benhar Mohammad, Mohammad Nijar Omar, Haped Abualas, Mohammad Nijam Cuartocruz Omar, and Ebrahim Bual.

The narcotics operatives arrested the suspects in a buy-bust operation at 5:20 p.m. on October 13 in Purok Gmelina, Tenan village of Ipil town.

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The arrested suspects yielded shabu worth P102,000, illegal drug paraphernalia and the marked money used in the operation.

PDEA, in its post, said the suspects will face drug charges.

The 2nd Provincial Mobile Force Company and police drug enforcement unit had supported the operation. (jm)


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