11 nabbed in Lanao del Sur drug bust

April 20, 2017 - 9:03 AM
PDEA agents inventory the drugs and weapons seized during the buy-bust in Malabanag, Lanao del Sur as the arrested suspects look on.

COTABATO CITY, Philippines — Agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency and soldiers arrested 11 persons, including three alleged drug den operators, in a buy-bust operation in Malabanag town, Lanao del Sur Wednesday.

Aside from 35 grams of crystal meth or shabu worth around P75,000, the operation also netted a .38 caliber revolver and two homemade M79 grenade launchers.

Drugs, drug paraphernalia and cell phones

The alleged den operators were identified as Intisar Dipatuan Sarip alias Cynthia, 19, Anisa Balindong Cali alias Ome, 45, and Fahad Kasan Bangon alias Papak, 29.

The weapons seized during the operation

Also arrested were their alleged clients Nabel Como Ayunan, 22, Japar Uga Sultan, 18, Siehawe Dipatuan Marohom, Jamil Imam, 18, Mohamad Aiman Dipatuan Sarip, 18, Ainola Aguam Balindong, 18, Asgar Kampong Casim and Kadar Sugo Manua, 31.