Two individuals were arrested by operatives of Zamboanga City Police Station 8 after they were caught quarrying fine sand at the spillway area of Purok 14, Brgy Sinunuc, Zamboanga City at about 11:20 AM on October 2, 2017.
They were identified as Ritchie Sinahon Dela Ruma, 36, and alias “Bel”, 16, both residents of said place. Confiscated from them were around 50 to 60 sacks of fine sand, two shovels and a Honda motorcycle with sidecar. The illegal quarrying activity is allegedly operated by a certain Mark Natividad. The arrested suspects and confiscated items were brought to said police station.
-with report from PO3 Radzben S. Jul, RPIO9