BONGGAO, Tawi-Tawi--To further eradicate the proliferation of Illegal Drugs in the area of Tawi-Tawi, a buy bust operation was conducted by the elements of Bongao, MPS Tawi-Tawi led by PCapt Al-Sharief Nur B Hassan, OIC Bongao MPS, around 2:15 PM of October 28, 2020.
The suspects, Al Shariff Escalicas, 20, male, single and Noel Jakil Ocampo, male, 22, residents of Brgy. Poblacion Bongao, Tawi-Tawi were arrested for the violation of R.A 9165. Confiscated in their possession were the following;
- One (1) piece heat-sealed transparent sachet of suspected shabu as purchased item, with an estimated weight of 1.5 grams and Dangerous Drugs Board value of Ten Thousand Two Hundred Pesos (P10, 200).
- Buy-Bust money worth One Thousand Two Hundred Pesos (P1,200), different Drug Paraphernalia and;
- Twenty Seven (27) pieces of heat-sealed transparent sachets of suspected shabu with an estimated weight of 4.05grams and Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB) value worth Twenty Seven Thousand Five Hundred Forty Pesos (P27, 540).
PBGen SAMUEL P RODRIGUEZ of Bangsamoro Autonomous Region says; it will always be relentless in its fight against Illegal Drugs. Peddlers and users of the illegal drugs known as “Shabu’’ are warned because there will be no let-up in waging war against Illegal Drugs in Bangsamoro Autonomous Region.