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            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;

  1. 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).
  2. Buy-Bust money worth One Thousand Two Hundred Pesos (P1,200), different Drug Paraphernalia and;
  3. 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.

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