PDEA-Lanao del Norte special enforcement team arrests brother of brgy chair, police Gen

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ILIGAN CITY (July 30)– The Philippine Drugs Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Region 10 – Lanao del Norte Special Enforcement Team arrested, early evening on July 28, a brother of a barangay chair and of a police general in a drug buy-bust operation in Purok 8, Barangay Saray, Iligan City.

PDEA 10 Regional Director Wilkins Villanueva said the target, identified as Antonio Quiros Anduyan Jr., also known as Soye, was listed as number two target drug personality in Iligan City and considered a high value target by the drug agency.

Antonio is a younger brother of the incumbent barangay chair of Tibanga, Camilo Anduyan and of Police Chief Superintendent Rolando Anduyan, a bemedalled cop who served as joint task group PNP commander during the Marawi siege and now, chief of Manila Police District.

During the operation, Villanueva said, they were able to confiscate six pieces heat sealed transparent plastic sachets containing white crystalline substance believed to be shabu with an estimated weight of 10.0 grams with an estimated market value of 70, 000 pesos and two pieces of 1,000-peso bill buy bust money.  Anduyan’s wife denied his husband’s involvement in illegal drugs saying the evidence were planted.

Anduyan ran as chair of Barangay Saray during the recent Barangay Elections but lost.  He was immediately brought to the regional office of PDEA for the processing of case against him.

PDEA indicated that he has long been with the PNP-PDEA watchlist. The watchlist is a collation of PDEA, PNP, CIDG intel validated report of drug personality.  (Divina Suson/ NewsLine)

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