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            TAWI-TAWI – One (1) drug personality was arrested in a buy bust operation at Barangay Tubig, Bongao, Tawi-Tawi for peddling illegal drugs.

             Report from Tawi-Tawi Police Provincial Office to Police Brigadier General Samuel P Rodriguez, Regional Director of Police Regional Office of Bangsamoro Autonomous Region disclosed that at about 1:45 PM of January 17, 2021, Personnel of Bongao Municipal Police Station conducted an Anti – Illegal Drugs (Buy Bust) Operation which resulted to the arrest of suspect identified as Nezar Sajiin Abdua also known as “BUKAD”, 39 years old, a known drug pusher in Bongao, Tawi-Tawi.

           Operatives recovered from Abdua’s possessions are twenty-one (21) pieces of heat sealed transparent plastic sachet containing white crystalline granules believed to be shabu with an estimated value of thirty-five thousand and seven hundred pesos (Php 35,700.00), other drug paraphernalia, drug money worth of Php 1,340.00, one (1) unit single motorcycle XRM Honda color black with plate number JQ 2478, one (1) piece helmet multi-color, and other drug paraphernalia.

          After documentation, inventory, and marking of evidence on the site of operation, the arrested suspect including the confiscated pieces of evidence were brought to Bongao Municipal Police Station for thorough investigation and proper disposition.

             The arrested suspect was properly informed of his constitutional rights in a dialect understood by him. PRO BAR Regional Director, Police BGen Rodriguez lauded the operating unit and reiterates that PRO BAR is determined in eradicating illegal drugs in the Bangsamoro region.

            The relentless fight against illegal drugs of the Police Regional Office of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region remains firm. PRO BAR assures the public that amidst the pandemic, PROBAR will continue the fight against illegal drugs with intensified efforts to secure and protect the Bangsamoro region, most especially the youth, from the scourge of illegal drugs.

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