Manila-Mindanao drug distribution network busted by PNP; 2 key players nabbed with P54M worth of shabu

Manila-Mindanao drug distribution network busted by PNP; 2 key players nabbed with P54M worth of shabu

By Arwen Pascua

MANILA — A major drug distribution network that supplies illegal drugs from Metro Manila to Mindanao was busted this weekend with the arrest of two key players in the trafficking operations.

Arrested in a buy bust operation were Marlon Bayan  y  Salik, 32, of P-6 Bry. Man-Ogob, San Vicente, Camarines Norte; and Guimalodin Ebrahim  y Lampa, 27, of Talitay, Maguindanao.

The PNP Drug Enforcement Group (PDEG) said the two were arrested at 7 p.m. on Saturday in Parañaque City.

In a brief for DILG Secretary Eduardo M Año, PNP chief PGen Debold Sinas cited reports from PDEG Director PBGen Ronald Lee detailing the confiscation of eight (8) kilograms of high-grade Shabu with a street value of approximately P54.4-million from the suspects.Sinas told Año that the arrested suspects are known to be regular carriers of shabu from Manila to Mindanao and are part of a large group of drug traffickers composed mostly of natives from Mindanao based in Southern Metro Manila. (AI/MTVN)

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