CAMP ALAGAR, Cagayan de Oro City: The police regional special unit here on Saturday nabbed four suspects and seized a P 6.8 million worth of illegal “Shabu” (Methamphetamine Hydrochloride) in a buy bust operation in Bukidnon.
The suspects were identified as Saanoding Bato, 29, of Barangay Ilian, Mulondo, Lanao del Sur, Ebrahim Mamalo, 25, single, driver, of Barangay Gilupa, Molundo, Lanao del Sur; Renaldo Salva, 28, ofMat-i, Claveria, Misamis Oriental, and Jessien Bagas, 27, of Zone 4, Upper Bulua, Cagayan de Oro City.
The Regional Special Operation Unit (RSOU) in coordination with other law enforcers carried out the successful operation Saturday morning at Corner Fotich-Noble Streets, of Barangay 3, Talakag, Bukidnon.
Police Regional Director Brig. Gen. Rolando Anduyan said that seized from suspects were about a kilogram of illegal “Shabu” with an eatimated street value of P6.8 million.
Also seized were one unit white color Suzuki Ertiga wtih plate number KAB 6919 and one unit Toyota Tamaraw FX color red bearing plate number UFM 865.
He said that the vehicles were submitted for verification by the Regional Highway Patrol Unit 10 whike the suspects were temporarily detained pending the filing of charges with violation of RA 9165, or the anti-illegal drug act.
In commending the police operatives, Anduyan said: “Dili nato sila hatagan ug higayon nga maka padayon sa pag pamaligya sa iligal nga druga sa atong rehiyon ug atong maluwas ang katawhan gikan sa pagka biktima ilabina ang mga kabatan-onan nga mobuhat sa daotan tungod sa kawad-on karong pandemya” (Let us not allow the sell of illegal drugs in the region in order to protect the youth from engaging in criminal activities, especially at this time of pandemic).
Anduyan also exhorted the people in Northern Mindanao to support the police in the fight against all forms of criminality, a drug-free, and a lasting peace in the region. -0-