Three (3) suspected drug personalities were arrested during the implementation of search warrants by the joint personnel of Lanao del Sur Police Provincial Office and Balindong MPS led by PCPT JOEL D CABANES, COP in Sitio Tara, Brgy. Dadayag, Balindong, Lanao Del Sur on April 9, 2022.
Balindong MPS disclosed that after series of surveillance and validation within the community, the implementation of search warrant No. 06-2022 issued by RTC 12th Judicial Region, Marawi City dated April 7, 2022, led to the arrest of Abubakar Jamail Didato, legal age, male, married, and a businessman; Hakim Didato of legal age, male, married, farmer; and Aisah Mala Didato alias Sadam Disimbang, legal age, male, married, and a farmer.
Confiscated during the operation were 49 pcs small sachets of suspected shabu with an estimated standard drug price (SDP) of 34,000 pesos; one (1) unit improvised sniper rifle with magazine loaded with live ammos; two (2) fragmentation grenades; one (1) grenade launcher with plastic cover; 12 pcs disposable lighter; one (1) pc weighing scale; six (6) pcs of live ammos of .45 caliber; five (5) pcs live ammos of .38 caliber; three (3) pcs identification card; one (1) piece railing of m16 rifle; one (1) sling bag color dark gray; one (1) pouch color blue; three (3) plastic glass; and cash money amounting to 15, 750 pesos.
Moreover, the suspects and seized items are now under the custody of Balindong MPS for documentation and proper disposition.
In line with the hardline campaign against criminalities and illegal drugs, PRO BAR, under the leadership of PBGEN ARTHUR R CABALONA, will continue to intensify its police operations to arrest personalities who pose threat to the community. As stated on his guiding principles on the relentless fight against illegal drugs, "We will watch and protect our boarders and we will start from the ground, going all the way up to the people on top of this menace."