LANAO DEL SUR - Two drug peddlers were successfully arrested in a buy-bust operation at Brgy East Basak, Marawi City, Monday evening of August 2, 2021.
Thirty-three (33) pieces of heat-sealed transparent plastic sachets containing a white crystalline substance believed to be shabu with an estimated weight of more or less 15 grams with a DDB value of Php 102,000.00 was seized during a buy-bust operation against drug peddlers identified as MOHAMMAD OMAR ACAR DIMAPORO, 45 years old, resident of Brgy Renabor, Bayang, LDS and DAN JOHNSON PLANTO PARTOS, 35 years old, a resident of Brgy Suarez, Iligan City, LDS.
The operation was a joint effort of Marawi CPS together with the NBI Iligan District Office after series of Intelligence gatherings and operations were conducted against the suspects. The authorities are now filing criminal charges against them for violation of Section 5, Article II of Republic Act 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act.
The massive fight against illegal drugs of the Police Regional Office of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region remains firm and relentless. It has seized over a million in a total of illegal drugs and has filed numerous cases against actors of illegal drugs operating in the region. PBGEN Eden T Ugale, Regional Director, PRO BAR assures the public that amid this pandemic, PRO BAR will continue this fight with intensified efforts to secure and protect the Bangsamoro region, most especially the youth, from the scourge of this menace.