A former police officer was arrested during a search and seizure operation conducted by joint elements of the Provincial Anti-Crime Task Group (PAIDSOTG), PIB and PIDMB ZSBPPO, Regional Intelligence Division and elements of Ipil MPS Municipal Anti-Illegal Drugs Special Operation Task Group (MAIDSOTG) in Barangay Veterans Village, Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay at about 1:00 PM on October 23, 2015.
The operation was made to implement search warrant no. IM-15-35 issued by Judge Josefino P. Bael, Executive/Presiding Judge of Branch 31, RTC, Imelda, dated October 15, 2015. This resulted in the arrest of former Police Officer 3 Rhammuel B. Inoferio, 37, resident of above mentioned place. Recovered from the suspect were various drug paraphernalia, two sachets of suspected shabu, and a cal. 7.62mm live ammunition. Suspect was subjected by the Provincial Field Office Crime Laboratory Office 9 to a drug test examination, along with the seized illegal drugs for laboratory examination. Suspect is presently detained at Ipil MPS pending the filing of appropriate charges before the provincial prosecutor’s office.
-with report from PO2 Jonas D. Macasa Jr., RPIO9