Zamboanga police probe cop as suspect in P6.8-M drug bust

Published June 8, 2021, 3:25 PM

by Liza Abubakar-Jocson

Authorities are investigating a policeman as one of three suspects in a drug bust operation which led to the confiscation of P6.8-million worth of shabu in Barangay Cawit, Zamboanga City last Monday.

Suspects Alhizar Nadawil, a security guard from Sulu, and vendor Nasher Abdulkadil were arrested after the transaction with undercover agents.

Vendor Nasher Abdulkadil and security guard Alhizar Nadawil sit behind 1 kilo of shabu which they were allegedly selling to police undercover agents during a drug bust in Zamboanga City.

A third suspect however was able to escape, but left a police identification card at the scene.

He was later identified as a patrolman assigned at the 2nd Provincial Mobile Force Company in Zamboanga Sibugay province.

Police are hunting down the suspect as of press time.

Authorities were able to confiscate a kilo of shabu worth P6.8-million, a .45 caliber pistol and ammunition from the suspects.