NINE suspected drug dealers were arrested while illegal drugs and firearms were confiscated by Cavite Provincial police in a raid named “Oplan Lambat Sibat” in Datu Esmael, Dasmarinas City, Cavite.
About 200 members of Philippine National Police from Calabarzon, Provincial Intelligence Branch and Highway Patrol Group conducted the raid armed with a search warrant yesterday.
The individuals arrested were identified as Jualber Abdulah,19, Isah Abundas, 24, Al Gaffur Mabandus, 24, Acamad Ampatua, 18, Nash Macalangan, 18, Nassif Macalangan Bombo, 18, Asis Bombo, 30, and two minors.
The police confiscated one carbine, two caliber 45 handguns, one shot gun, two caliber 38 pistols, assorted magazines and ammunition, with two kilos of marijuana and 103 sachets of what is believed to be shabu with unspecified market value.
Cavite Provincial Police Director Jonnel Estomo said the raid was done with the supervision of acting Regional 4A Director Police Chief Superintendent Richard Albano.