GOVERNMENT operatives have arrested a high-value target and seized some 30 grams of shabu in an anti-drug operation in Zamboanga City, an official said Wednesday, April 28.

Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Regional Director Emerson Margate identified the arrested suspect as Renato Armada alias Etoy.

Margate said Armada was nabbed in a buy-bust operation around 9 p.m. Monday, April 26, in Tugbungan village, Zamboanga City.

Seized from Armada were 30 grams of shabu with an estimated market value of P204,000 and marked money.

Margate said the buy-bust operation was launched following surveillance on the illegal activities of the suspect.

He said the suspect was arrested by joint team of PDEA, police, and military operatives. (SunStar Zamboanga)

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