BAGUIO CITY: An alleged member of a local drug syndicate and his wife were caught in a sting operation along Bokawkan Road, here with what police said to be the biggest street haul this year. Driver Ansary Mamayandog Pumbaya, alias Aksa or Ansari, a native of Marawi City in Lanao del Sur was arrested with his 27-year-old wife. The couple are living in Cypress, Irisan this city and allegedly sold two sachets of shabu weighing 53.77 grams valued at P220,488.57 to the poseur buyer. Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency-Cordillera agents also seized the P70,000 marked money a mobile phone used by the couple in the illicit drug trade, and a Toyota Vios driven by Ansary.
THOM F. PICAÑA