SEVEN persons were arrested, while P25,920 worth of illegal drugs were seized in separate anti-drug operations in Zamboanga City, the police reported Tuesday, April 27.

Police Captain Edwin Duco, Police Regional Office-Zamboanga Peninsula information officer, identified the arrested suspects as Absal Baid, 33; Nurmina Alih, 32; Saddam Ahamad, 29; Wilfredo Bagalanon, 43; Eugine Duhaylungsod, 25; Russel Duco, 32; and Jay Gampal, 26.

Duco said Baid was arrested in an anti-drug operation around 1:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 27, in San Jose Gusu village, Zamboanga City.

Seized from Baid were 20 grams of shabu with an estimated worth of P136,000, a coin purse, and P500 marked money.

Duco said that Alih and Ahamad were nabbed in possession of P34,680 worth of shabu packed in seven heat-sealed plastic sachets and P200 marked money in a buy-bust operation around 2 a.m. Tuesday, April 27, in Sitio Morning Glory, Manicahan village, Zamboanga City.

Bagalanon yielded 34,000 worth of shabu, P500 marked money and a rifle grenade when arrested in an anti-drug operation around 1:10 a.m. Tuesday, April 27, Purok 10 in Calarian village, according to Duco.

Recovered from Duhaylungsod were P9,000 worth of shabu packed in seven heat-sealed plastic sachets and P200 marked money when arrested in a buy-bust operation around 4:10 p.m. Monday, April 26, at Zone 5 in Divisoria village, Zamboanga City.

Found in Duco’s possession were P6,800 worth of shabu, a coin purse, and P200 marked money when arrested in an anti-drug operation around 8:30 p.m. Monday, April 26, in Fermin Enriquez Drive in Boalan village.

Seized from Gampal, meanwhile, were P5,440 worth of shabu and P200 marked money when arrested in a buy-bust operation around 8 p.m. Monday, April 26, at Purok 4, Sitio Niyog-Niyog in Muti village.

The police said the suspects were detained while charges for violation of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 will be filed against them. (SunStar Zamboanga)

Source: SunStar (https://www.sunstar.com.ph/article/1892946/Zamboanga/Local-News/7-nabbed-P25000-shabu-seized?ref=rss&format=simple&link=link)