The Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU) of the local police arrested two newly-identified drug personalities and seized some PHP100,000 worth of illegal drugs in an anti-drug operation here, an official announced Thursday.
Maj. Elmer Solon, Zamboanga City Police Office (ZCPO) Station 11 chief, identified the suspects as Jasim Jayari, 33; and Alsadar Jainuddin, 39.
Solon said the two were arrested in a buy-bust in Barangay Baliwasan at around 1 a.m. Thursday.
He said recovered from the possessions of the two suspects were some 10 grams of suspected shabu worth around PHP100,000 and PHP300 marked money consisting of three PHP100 bills.
He said the suspects were detained at the headquarters of the ZCPO’s Station 11 pending the filing of charges against them.
Meanwhile, the confiscated illegal drugs were taken to the ZCPO Crime Laboratory.
Source: Philippines News agency