Jolo, Sulu - At about 11: 15 AM of March 14, 2021, joint operatives of Jolo MPS, PIU Sulu PPO, RIU 9, SAF, Indanan MPS, PDEA PRO BARMM, CIDG, Sulu PFU 2nd PMFC, RMU BAR, and 11th MIB 35 IB conducted anti-illegal drug operation (buy bust operation) infront of Foodies Restaurant, Brgy. Waled, Jolo, Sulu which resulted to the arrest of the suspect Ejek Ali Abdulhalim, 44 y/o, male, married, seaweeds caretaker and a resident of Barangay Bas-Nonok, Lugus, Sulu for the Violation of R.A. 9165.
Confiscated from the possession and control of the suspect are: a. MOL three (3) kilograms of suspected shabu with a National Average Price of Php 20.4 Million; b.One (1) piece of brown paper bag containing one piece of genuine one thousand pesos buy bust money placed on top of eleven bundles of photo copied one thousand peso bill; c. two (2) cellphones; and f. Other pieces of evidence.
After documentation, inventory, and markings, the arrested suspect together with the seized and confiscated drug items and other pieces of evidence were brought to Jolo MPS for investigation and proper disposition.
Since October 2020, Police Regional Office of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region’s anti-illegal drug campaign has been very fruitful. Aside from arresting drug peddlers, this is one of the major accomplishments hitting a million mark in market value of the confiscated drugs.
PBGEN Samuel P Rodriguez, Regional Director, PRO BAR commends this continued display of excellence specifically for the operatives of Sulu Police Provincial Office. This accomplishment is another proof that PNP PRO BAR is determined in its pursuit of criminals and syndicates behind illegal drugs.