Drug personality nabbed, 3.4M worth of shabu seized in Cotabato City


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A drug personality was apprehended and more or less 500 grams of shabu were seized in a joint buy-bust operation conducted in Cotabato City on Wednesday afternoon, July 27, 2022.

Troops of the 99th Infantry Battalion and 64th Division Reconnaissance Company provided support to law enforcement operation to PDEA-BARMM which resulted in the apprehension of Buhare Totin Abusupian, a.k.a. Warex Guinno Totin at Bubong Road, Brgy. Tamontaka 1, same city.

Maj. Gen. Roberto Capulong, Commander of Joint Task Force Central, said the confiscated more or less 500 grams of methamphetamine hydrochloride, also known as shabu, has an estimated national price of P3.4M. Also seized from the apprehended personality’s possession were 10 sachets containing the shabu, other drug paraphernalia, and one android phone.

The arrested personality and confiscated items are now in the custody of PDEA BARMM. He will be charged with violation of Republic Act 9165, or The Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.

“Security agencies and instrumentalities continue to vigorously implement law enforcement operations to eliminate the menaces of society such as drug dealers to ensure a better future for our children and our children’s children,” Lt. Gen. Alfredo Rosario, Jr., Commander of Western Mindanao Command said.

“Our collaborative efforts are undeniably bearing good results; hence, we continue to maintain our good relationship with our partners from the police, PDEA, and other law enforcement agencies,” he added. — PA


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