Two Arrested in Baguio Drug Bust

BAGUIO CITY April 09 – A member of a local drug group operating in Baguio and Benguet and his cohort fell in a sting operation orchestrated by anti-narcotics agents from the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency Baguio and Benguet this afternoon inside a local inn along Marcos Highway.

            Mohammad Amanoden Lacsa alias Najib Lawi, 38 years old, married, security guard, member of a local drug group and a resident of Pinewood Subdivision, Crystal Cave, Bakakeng Central, Baguio City was arrested together with Aminodin Ali Bitor alias Al, 33 years old, vendor and a resident of Campo Sioco, Baguio City after selling a sachet of suspected shabu worth P5,000 to an undercover agent.

            Upon their arrest, both suspects yielded two more sachets of suspected shabu, the buy-bust money and two mobile phones.

            They are now temporarily detained at the PDEA-CAR detention facility pending the filing of a cases for violation of Republic Act Number 9165 otherwise known as “The Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.”

By Dexter A. See

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