At about 2:50 PM of January 13, 2021, operatives of Bongao MPS led by PMAJ ANNIDUL M SALI conducted buy bust operation at Brgy Pag-asa, Bongao, Tawi-Tawi to a known drug pusher, RABBAW KALLOAN a.k.a. "RABAW" and his cohorts identified as the following:
-WAHIDIN JIKIRAN y ARIP, 44 yrs old, widower, Brgy Tubig Boh, Bongao,Tawi-Tawi (Arrested);
-MAHMUD GARCIA y ALAM, 37 yrs old, married and a resident of Brgy. Poblacion, Bongao, Tawi- Tawi (Arrested); and
-EGAR T. LANJINIA, legal age, married and a resident of Brgy Pag-asa, Bongao, Tawi-Tawi (At- Large).
The said buy bust resulted to the neutralization of a.k.a. "RABAW" and the arrest of his Two (2) other cohorts for the Violation of R.A. 9165 and R.A. 10591.
Confiscated from their possession and control are the following: a. Seven (7) pcs of transparent plastic sachets containing White crystalline granules believed to be Shabu MOL 40.000 grams with DDB value worth of 272,000.00 Php; b. One (1) piece of heat sealed transparent plastic sachet containing White crystalline granules believed to be Shabu MOL 0.500 gram with DDB value worth of 3,400.00 Php (Purchased item); c. One (1) piece of 200 and Three (3) pieces of 100 peso paper bills buy bust/marked money with Serial Number BE069007, XZ714050, WQ679503 and TR548122; d. One (1) piece of transparent plastic sachet containing White crystalline granules of suspected Shabu MOL 0.100 gram with DDB value worth of 680.00 Php (turned over to SOCO); e. Two (2) pcs of transparent plastic straw containing White crystalline granules believed to be Shabu MOL 0.100 gram with DDB value worth of 680.00 Php; f. One (1) unit of Colt MKIV Cal. 45 Pistol bearing SN: 597326 inserted with Magazine loaded with Six (6) live ammunitions (turned over to SOCO); g. One (1) piece Cal.45 Magazine loaded with Two (2) live ammunitions (turned over to SOCO); h. One (1) set Pistol belt (Black); and i.Several Drugs Paraphernalia.
After documentation, inventory, and markings, the arrested suspects including the neutralized drug peddler and pieces of evidence were brought to Bongao MPS for investigation and proper disposition.
The relentless fight against illegal drugs of the Police Regional Office of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region remains firm. PBGEN Samuel P Rodriguez, Regional Director, PRO BAR assures the public that amid the pandemic, PROBAR will continue the fight against illegal drugs with intensified efforts to secure and protect the Bangsamoro region, especially the youth, from the scourge of illegal drugs.