Joint operating units of PDEA-RO BARMM, 1403RMFC, PIU-LDSPPO, Marawi CPS, 82IB, 103BDE, 500EC PA, conducted buy bust operation that resulted to the confiscation of MOL 1kg of shabu with estimated value of 6.8M pesos.

            Around 2:45 PM of April 14, 2021 the said operating units conducted the buy bust at Brgy Matampay, Marawi City, Lanao del Sur that led to the successful arrest of suspects identified to wit: a. Ating A.Pundogar @Alex; and b. Norhatah S. Bonsalagan @Antik. Confiscated pieces of evidence from their possession are the following: a. MOL 1kg of shabu placed inside a green plastic teabag labelled Qing Shan with Chinese characters; b. One pc genuine 1,000-peso bill placed on top most of fifteen bundle cut pieces of photo copied 1, 000 peso bill used as buy bust money; c. One-unit Red KIA Sportage bearing plate number AAX 8844 with key; d. Various identification cards under the name of Ating Andamun Pundogat and Norhatah S. Bonsalagan; e. One OR/CR under the name of Norhatah S. Bonsalagan; f. One unit IPhone cellular phone; and g. Two units keypad cellular phones.

            Arrested suspects and confiscated evidence are all under the custody of PDEA BARMM for proper disposition and filing of appropriate charges.

            PBGEN Eden T Ugale, Regional Director, PRO BAR lauds the commitment of Police Provincial Office of Lanao Del Sur in their fight against illegal drugs. Their adherence to PRO BARs thrust against illegal drugs is a big contribution to fulfill its mandate in cleaning the streets and attain a safer, more secure, and drug free community.