Tacloban City: A suspected female supplier of illegal drugs was arrested in a buy bust operation here late Saturday afternoon and yielded some 100 grams of shabu with street value estimated at P800,000.
Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Regional Office VIII Officer-in-Charge Director Laurefel P. Gabales identified the suspect as Norhana Ande Ande Abdulla “alias” Asleah Dilabayan Macadidang, 24 a native of Marawi City.
Abdulla’s arrest was a result of a follow up operation after the arrest of five people, including Police Officer 2 Frederick Loi Ladera an AWOL policeman from the National Capital Region, during a drug den raid last week.
Police said the suspect was pointed by Paul Labarda, earlier arrested and alleged maintainer of the drug den, to be their source of the illegal drugs.
An entrapment was set at the Golden Key Inn Kanto, a lodging house. along Burgos Street in Tacloban City where Abdulla was staying.
The suspect admitted she was waiting for a buyer of the remaining 100 grams of shabu when she was arrested.