The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) has arrested three high-value target drug personalities in separate buy-bust operations in two Mindanao provinces.
PDEA Director General Aaron N. Aquino identified the suspects as Ramil Muksin, alias Bramil Hassim y Martinez/Bramin Hassim, No.1 target-listed drug personality in Zamboanga del Norte; Hamid Araham; and Nedzfar Sarahadil.
Elements of PDEA Regional Office IX (PDEA RO IX) conducted on August 9 a buy-bust operation in front of Ave Maria College, Purok 5, Barangay Fatima, Liloy, Zamboanga del Norte that resulted in the arrest of Muksin and seizure of three pieces of heat-sealed transparent plastic sachet containing suspected shabu weighing more or less 15 grams, with an estimated value of P102,000.00, one transparent container, one mobile phone, one disposable lighter and the buy-bust money.
Araham and Sarahadil were arrested during a buy-bust operation on August 10 in Barangay Tubig Boh, Bongao, Tawi-Tawi. They yielded four pieces of heat-sealed transparent plastic sachet containing suspected shabu weighing more or less 50 grams, with an estimated value of P340,000.00, one black wallet, three mobile phones, cash amounting to Php3,040.00, several drug paraphernalia and the buy-bust money.
The suspects would be charged for violation of Republic Act 9165, or The Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002. #