Suspected pusher nabbed; P3.4M shabu recovered

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    BY Noel Talacay

    MORE the P3.4 million worth of suspected shabu was seized from a suspected female pusher arrested by operatives of the Taguig City Police Station Drug Enforcement Unit on Sunday.

    Police identified the suspect as Saida Sandigan Kadilon, 45, a resident of Barangay Maharlika Village, who was nabbed in a joint operation by operatives from the Southern Police District and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency at the parking lot of a mall in Barangay Western Bicutain at 1:05 pm.

    Seized from her were six heat sealed transparent plastic sachets and two plastic sachets of suspected shabu.

    Meanwhile, combined anti-illegal drugs operatives dismantled a drug den and arrested seven suspected drug users and pushers in an operation in Barangay Kauswagan, Cagayan de Oro City on Saturday night.

    Reports reaching PDEA chief Wilkins Villanueva said his men, in coordination with the local police, conducted a buy-bust operation at around 10 p.m. before anti-illegal drugs agents barged into a drug den where the pushers were holed up.

    Nabbed in the drug den Greg Yaba Salvaña, 40; Ivan Bardelas Cawaling, 28; Rex Daliopac Ytem,33; Dandy Daliopac Ytem, 38; Rey Daliopac Ytem, 34; Salvador Daliopac Ytem, 40; and Joshua Daliopac Ytem,18, all residents of Barangay Kauswagan.

    The operatives recovered various drug paraphernalia and suspected shabu valued at more than P100,000.

    Two men were arrested in anti-drug operations in Pasig City and P40,800 worth of suspected shabu was seized.

    Col. Moises Villaceran, local police chief, identified the two as James Philip Navarro, 29; and Arnold Apostol, 53. Seized from them were 6.02 grams of suspected shabu. – Raymond Africa and Christian Oineza