MARAWI CITY – One (1) drug personality was arrested in a police operation at Barangay Basak Malutlut, Marawi City, Lanao Del Sur for transporting and peddling illegal drugs on November 23, 2020.
Report from Lanao Del Sur Police Provincial Office to Police Brigadier General Samuel P Rodriguez, Regional Director of Police Regional Office Bangsamoro Autonomous Region revealed that at about 2:50 in the afternoon of aforesaid date, joint personnel of Marawi City Police Station and Police Intelligence Unit of Lanao Del Sur Police Provincial Office flagged down in a PNP Checkpoint certain Faisal Mauntol Panambulan, 23 years old, married and resident of Marawi City.
Operating units recovered from the suspect possessions are thirty-three (33) pieces of heat sealed transparent plastic sachets containing white crystalline substance believed to be shabu weighing approximately 6.1 grams with estimated value of Php 41,480.00, money of different denominations amounting to Php 2,000.00; one piece black wallet; one Marlboro pack; one (1) Samsung keypad cellular phone; and one (1) set of keys.
The suspect was informed of his constitutional rights by the apprehending officers.
Suspect is now under the custody of Marawi City Police Station while recovered pieces of evidence will be brought to Provincial Crime Laboratory Office in Lanao Del Sur for laboratory examination.
RD, PRO BAR PBGen Rodriguez lauded the operating units and reiterates that PRO BAR is determined to eradicate illegal drugs in the Bangsamoro region.