Drug pusher falls, another escapes

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Saturday, April 5, 2014

POLICE arrested on Friday a suspected drug pusher while one managed to escape in a west coast village in Zamboanga City, the police reported Saturday.

Arrested was Husna Habibain, alias Coney, 39, a resident of Sitio Caragasan in the village of Maasin, 13 kilometers west of Zamboanga City.

Habibain’s husband, Aldam, 44, managed to escape aboard a motorcycle.


Zamboanga City Police Office (ZCPO) officer-in-chargeA ngelito Casimiro said Habibain was arrested in a buy-bust operation around 6 p.m. Friday at Sitio Caragasan in the village of Maasin.

Casimiro said the buy-bust was carried out following surveillance on the illegal trade of the couple.

Casimiro said the arresting team confiscated from Habibain three plastic sachets of suspected shabu and P300 marked money.

Habibain's husband managed to escape aboard a motorcycle, Casimiro said.

Police also found a 15-year-old boy who was at the house during the raid.

The boy was placed under investigation, Casimiro said.

Local news

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