'Duterte' siblings nabbed in buy-bust ops

Jewel Reyes, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Aug 24 2016 01:57 PM

ZAMBOANGA CITY - Anti-drug operatives in this city arrested at least six people, including two siblings surnamed Duterte, in a buy-bust operation on Monday evening.

Police arrested Adrian and Arlyn Duterte, Stevenson Ardelesa, Ceejay Janal, Archie Quilante, and Jerrypaul Violanggo, all residents of Don Alfaro, Tetuan, Zamboanga City.

Seized from the suspects were five sachets of suspected shabu and several drug paraphernalia.

Siblings Arlyn and Adrian Duterte said they are not related to President Rodrigo Duterte, who has vowed to reduce crime and stop the proliferation of illegal drugs.