Crime gang member nabbed in Zamboanga del Sur drug bust
PAGADIAN CITY – Another member of the notorious criminal group in Dinas town, Zamboanga del Sur was arrested in a drug buy-bust operation on Friday afternoon.
A team of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) along with the Zamboanga del Sur police intelligence operatives and the Dinas police arrested 26-year-old Norcid Ansang Fermin aka “Katid”, a resident of Sitio Balaisan, Barangay East Migpulao, Dinas and a member of Anwar-Ansang criminal group operating in the town and neighboring areas of Zamboanga Sibugay.
Supt. Jason Apana said the buy-bust operation at Purok Sampaguita in Barangay Poblacion also led to the confiscation of five pieces small-sized plastic sachets of “shabu”, 1 caliber 45 pistol with 1 short magazine containing seven live ammunitions.
Fermin is being detained at the Dinas police station.
Dinas Mayor Felicito Chavez said businessmen were relieved by the arrest of Fermin. /kga
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