FIVE suspected big-time drug personalities were arrested Tuesday, May 2, in Zamboanga City.
Police Station 11 Chief Ariel Huesca identified the suspects as Abubakar Sulaiman, 29, Mary Ann Sulaiman, 29, Ryan Mendoza, 30, Alex Zamora, 41, and, Rommel Midel, 35.
Huesca said the suspects were arrested around 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, while his personnel were conducting foot patrol in the village of Camino Nuevo, this city.
He said his patrolling personnel have confiscated from the suspects 91 heat-sealed plastic sachets of suspected methamphetamine hydrochloride, locally known "shabu," and other illegal drug paraphernalia.
Huesca said the suspects were detained pending the filing of appropriate charges against them.
He added that they have strengthened the anti-drug campaign in the areas that fall within the area of operations of the Police Station 11. (Bong Garcia/SunStar Philippines)