Two drug personalities were successfully arrested in a drug buy-bust operation launched by PNP and PDEA operatives at Narciso Ramos Highway, Brgy Tambo, Sultan Mastura, Maguindanao, around 2:45 PM of July 30, 2021.

            Police Regional Office of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region, Regional Director, PBGEN Eden T Ugale identified the suspects as Alinor Manggis Taurac, and Ibra C Farhan an incumbent Brgy.Kagawad of Brgy. Gianapan Tamparan,Lanao Del Sur.

            Citing reports from the PNP Drug Enforcement Group, the joint operating units of Mastura MPS and PDEA BAR accordingly received valuable reports from a concerned citizen regarding the drug activities of the said personalities.

            After intensive intelligence gathering and joint operation of the troops, they successfully arrested the suspects who at first attempted to elude arrest but failed to do so after the PRO BAR operatives have prepared thoroughly for this buy-bust.

They were also able to seize from the suspects 500 grams of suspected shabu with an estimated market value of Php 3.4M.

            PBGen Eden T Ugale, RD, PRO BAR did not just laud the efficiency of the operatives but also the positive inclination of the Bangsamoro citizens to help the PNP in this war against drugs. He further encourages this act of willingness from the populace of the Bangsamoro region to continue the support that enables their Police to sacked even public officials involved in this detestable activity.