Camp Col Romeo A Abendan, Zamboanga City – Amidst the 122nd Independence Day Celebration, the Drug Enforcement Unit of the Zamboanga City Police Office (ZCPO) arrested six persons and seized some Php 115,000.00 worth of suspected shabu in separate buy-bust operations in Zamboanga City on June 12, 2020.
Brig. Gen. Jesus Cambay Jr., Police Regional Office-9 director, identified the arrested drug suspects as John Mark Lucia Bansoy, 22; Aliyasar Mohammad Kahal, 35; Isa Halim Turail, 47; Radzma Pintasan Halim, 25; Valentin Roy Santiago Malik, 32; and Liza Usman Hajijun, 19.
Bansoy yielded some PHP3,000 worth of suspected shabu and marked money when arrested around 3:00 AM Sunday in Barangay Guiwan, Zamboanga City.
Kahal, on the other hand, yielded some P12,000 worth of suspected shabu, a coin purse, and PHP200 marked money when arrested around 3 p.m. Sunday in Sitio Bugguk, Barangay Kasanyangan, Zamboanga City.
Meanwhile, Turail, Halim, Malik, and Hajijun were arrested in a buy-bust operation around 6:10 p.m. Sunday in Sitio Asinan, Barangay Kasangyangan, Zamboanga City.
Recovered from the four were some P100,000.00 worth of suspected shabu packed in 13 sachets of shabu, P500 marked money, and a coin purse.
All the arrested suspects were placed under the custody of ZCPO in preparation for the filing of appropriate charges while a case for violation of Section 5 and 11 of R.A. 9165 is now being prepared for filing in court. (PRO9-PIO)