January 19, 2020 (10:00AM)— Zone 3, Brgy Tulay, Jolo, Sulu—Joint operatives of Sulu Provincial Drug Enforcement Unit, Indanan and Jolo Municipal Police Station conducted a buybust operation against Redmar Jamahali, legal age, married, residing at Zone 3, Brgy Tulay, Jolo, Sulu who is known to be peddling illegal drugs in the municipalities of Jolo and Indanan, Sulu and listed as Sulu Provincial Level Top 1 High Valued Target (HVT).
During the operation, the Poseur buyer was able to buy three pieces heat sealed transparent sachets suspected to be shabu. Upon sensing the approaching police officers who were about to arrest him, he immediately drew his firearms and fired towards the operating troops, this prompted the operating teams to return fire that resulted in the death of the suspect.
Recovered from his possession and control were one unit Caliber 45 pistol loaded with four live ammunition, two (2) pieces cartridge case, eight (8) sachets of alleged shabu, three(3) pieces of One Hundred Pesos Bill marked money.
Meanwhile, Police Brigadier General Marni Marcos Jr Regional Director, PRO BAR lauded the operating teams for another notable accomplishment on illegal drugs campaign.
Marcos reiterated his appeal to the public to continously support the PNP on its goal to erradicate illegal drugs.