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Regional Drug Unit arrested another “big-time” shabu dealer

ZAMBOANGA CITY – The government is hell-bent on eradicating the drug menace in the country, as series of arrests were made in Central Mindanao, police authorities reported.

Brig. Gen. Ronaldo Genaro Ylagan, Police Regional Office-9 chief identified the suspect as Junjun Ismael, 33, of Indanan town, Sulu.

Ismael was nabbed by police operatives around 9:30 p.m. Thursday morning in Sitio Asinan, barangay Kasanyagan.

The raiding team seized from Ismael 50 grams of suspected shabu valued at PHP340,000, boodle money, a sling bag, and a genuine PHP1,000 as marked money.

According to police records, Ismael violated Republic Act 9165, otherwise known as the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.

Ismael was also known as the third “big-time” suspect arrested by police authorities during anti-drug operations this week in the city.

It was learned that the first arrested suspect was identified as Daniel Rajal, 24, and the second was Ajid Abdulah. Both the suspects were arrested this week, the report said.

Over a million worth of illegal drugs were confiscated from the suspects in two separate operations, according to the PNP organization.

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