9 nabbed for drugs

By Roel Pareño, Ramon Efren Lazaro

MANILA, Philippines — Six persons were arrested in stings in Zamboanga City, two in Bulacan and one in Zamboanga Sibugay on Thursday.

Tricycle driver Dilbert Sarming Yabo and janitor Federico Viñas yielded 53 grams of shabu with an estimated street value of P265,000 in Barangay Camino Nuevo, Lyndon Aspacio, Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency regional director, said.

In Bulacan, Abdulhakim Pangcoga, alias Steve, and his partner  Wendy Barba were collared for allegedly selling shabu to an undercover agent at their rented apartment in Barangay Nagbalon, Marilao.

Eleven sachets of shabu with an estimated value of P74,000 and drug paraphernalia were recovered from the suspects, police said.

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