Lanao Del Sur – One (1) drug personality was arrested in a buy bust operation at Barangay Bantogawato, Balindong, Lanao Del Sur for peddling illegal drugs.


            Report from Lanao del Sur Police Provincial Office to Police Brigadier General Samuel P Rodriguez, Regional Director of Police Regional Office Bangsamoro Autonomous region disclosed that at about 11:45 in the evening of October 25, 2020, personnel of Balindong Municipal Police Station in coordination with Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency conducted a Buy Bust/Entrapment Operation that eventually resulted in the arrest of suspect identified as Jalil P Kader, 31 years old, male, electrician and a resident of Barangay Bantogawato, Balindong, Lanao Del Sur.


            Operating units recovered from the suspect possessions are four (4) pieces of small plastic sachet of suspected Shabu, one (1) small plastic sachet of suspected shabu bought from the suspect by the Poseur Buyer, one (1) piece of Five Hundred (Php 500) peso bill used as marked money and cash amounting to one hundred twenty (120) pesos in different denomination.


            The suspect Kader was placed under surveillance for a week prior to the conduct of the buy bust operation. Cases for violation of Republic Act No 9165 (Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act) is being prepared for filing against the arrested suspect.


            The suspect is now under the custody of Balindong Municipal Police Station for documentation and proper disposition. Evidences recovered forwarded to Crime Laboratory for qualitative examination. The suspect was informed of his Constitutional rights.


            Meanwhile, Police Brig Gen Rodriguez commended the operating units and reiterates that PRO BAR is on top of eliminating illegal drugs in the Bangsamoro region.