PCSUPT MIGUEL C ANTONIO, JR. Regional Director of PRO 9 commended the PRO9 operatives after the successful anti-drug operation conducted in Purok 6-B, Barangay Recodo, Zamboanga City at about 3:30 AM on December 6, 2015.
This “One Time, Big Time” Operation was spearheaded by PSSUPT DEBOLD MENORIAS SINAS, Deputy Regional Director for Operations and PSSUPT ANGELITO CASIMIRO, City Director, together with the Zamboanga City Public Safety Company, Regional Public Safety Battalion, CIDM-SIU, RAIDSOTG, CAIDSOTF, EODT, SWAT Team, PDEA9; CIDG9, Zamboanga City Police Stations 8 and 9.
The operation focused on the serving of seven search warrants with nos. 13-2015 to 19-2015 issued by Judge Eric D. Elumba of Regional Trial Court Branch 13, Zamboanga City specifically at the houses of Hadji Farida Yasin, Ken Ijin and Sorina Ijin, Omar Handi, Hamja Sulaiman, and Aida Sulaiman, Haber Sappayani, Omar Handi, Moh. Sali Abdurahim, and Alcap Jikiril, all residents of Purok 6, Barangay Recodo.
The operation resulted in the confiscation and recovery of several sachets of suspected shabu, drug paraphernalia, several ammunitions, magazines and different calibers of firearm.
The seized items were documented which was witnessed by media representatives. All arrested suspects are detained at Zamboanga City Police Station 9 (Ayala) for proper disposition.
PRO9 admits that without the cooperation of the public it would be difficult for law enforcers to implement the warrants. The leadership of Police Regional Office 9 assured the public that its continued support and cooperation, massive operations such as this will continue.