Operatives of Salug MPS, in coordination with PDEA, conducted a law enforcement operation at about 6:45 AM on March 23, 2017 based on a search warrant issued by Regional Trial Court Branch 28, 9th Judicial Region, Liloy, Zamboanga Del Norte dated March 22, 2017 against Jabede Sappal Amud a.k.a. “Beding”, who was ranked number one in the drug watch list of Salug MPS.
His house in Brgy. Mucas, of said municipality was allegedly a drug den. The operation against the target person resulted in a brief firefight, with alias “Beding” and a man named Rajan M. Gumandol alias “Paw-Paw”, 31, resident of the same place. The duo exchanged shots with the raiding team which led to their instantaneous death. Said police action also resulted in the arrest of Lucele Lunjas Aleria alias “Doray”, 28, Sarha Sappal Amud, 37, Mariam Ulama Amud, 20, Hadji Abdullaziz Utong Amud, 73, Khadil Diabo Amud, 23, and Yusop Diabo Amud, 21, all residents of said place. At about 1:30 PM of same date, Scene Of The Crime Operatives (SOCO) of Zamboanga Del Norte processed the area and recovered two loaded cal .45 pistols with serial numbers BT10960290 and 597059, two cal .22 rifles, five sachets of shabu, drug paraphernalia, seven assorted cellphones cash amounting to ₱11,660.00, seventeen spent ammo shells, three motorcycles, two motorcycle engines with defaced serial numbers, and five motorcycle chassis without engine with defaced serial numbers.
-with report from PO3 Radzben S. Jul, RPIO9