A drug personality listed as No. 10 in the High Value Target on illegal drugs was arrested by combined elements of Zamboanga City Police Office Drug Enforcement Unit, Ayala Police Station, Regional Public Safety Batallion, CIDM-ZCPO, and Philippine Air Force during a drug buy-bust operation in Awwal Drive Purok 3a, Barangay Recodo, Zamboanga City at about 5:40 AM on April 26, 2017.
The arrested man was identified as Fahad Albani Kali a.k.a. “Pogi”, 34, resident of above-mentioned place. Confiscated from him were four sachets of suspected shabu and marked money. Said suspect is also ranked number 9 in the city level drug targets. Alias “Pogi” is now under police custody.
Operatives of Ipil conducted a checkpoint along the National Highway in Barangay Sanito, Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay at about 7:30 PM on April 26, 2017. This resulted in the arrest of Rodel Almiron Masagon, 23, and Jayson Budiogan, 19, both residents of Barangay Tenan, of said municipality. Confiscated from them were a fragmentation grenade, a sachet of suspected shabu, three cellphones, drug paraphernalia, and cash amounting to ₱4,490.00. The arrested persons attempted to avoid the checkpoint when they were flagged down by the PNP personnel manning the checkpoint. They were caught after a brief chase. Subject persons and the confiscated items were brought to Ipil MPS for proper disposition.
-with report from PO3 Radzben S. Jul, RPIO9