ZAMBOANGA CITY, Nov. 30 -- Authorities have arrested two alleged big-time drug pushers and seized suspected shabu with an estimated street value of PHP3.4 million in an anti-drug operation in Lanao del Sur province, a top police official said Wednesday.

Col. Richard Verceles, operations chief of the Area Police Command - Western Mindanao, said Jamel Sandulog Mabpan, 34, and Daud Tidong Lios, 41, were arrested in a buy-bust operation in Purok 2, Barangay Eastern in Wao, Lanao del Sur at about 1 p.m. on Tuesday.

Verceles said the two were arrested after they conspired to sell and handed over the illegal drug to an undercover government agent posing as a buyer.

He said seized from them were about 500 grams of suspected shabu packed in fiv...