BAGUIO CITY – A member of a local drug group and his wife were collared by anti-narcotics agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency Cordillera during a buy-bust operation yesterday afternoon along Bokawkan Road, Baguio City.
Ansary Mamayandog Pumbaya alias Aksa/Ansari, 45 years old, driver, native of Marawi City, Lanao del Sur and a resident of Cypress, Irisan, Baguio City was arrested together with his 27-year old wife when they sold two sachets containing shabu weighing 53.7777 grams, with a street value of P220,488.57, to a PDEA-CAR operative.
Confiscated during the sting operation from the couple were the prohibited drugs, buy-bust money worth P70,000.00, a black Nokia mobile phone and a Toyota Vios driven by Ansary.
They are temporarily detained at the PDEA-CAR Regional Office holding facility pending the filing of violation of Republic Act No. 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 before the proper authorities.
By Dexter A. See