PNP personnel of Zamboanga Sibugay Provincial Intelligence Unit together with personnel from Ipil Municipal Police Station and 2nd Zamboanga Sibugay Provincial Mobile Force Company conducted intel driven operation at Sitio Garing-Garing, Barangay Tiayon, Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay at about 8:00 PM of September 12, 2022. The operation resulted in the arrest of Cammar Hassan, 40 years old, pump boat crew, Marvin Dambong, 24 years old, pump boat crew, Abdul Garam, 40 years old, pump boat operator, Mohammad Alih, 26 years old all are resident of Busbus, Jolo, and Abbon Anta, 24 years old, pump boat crew and a resident of Malamawi Basilan for violation of cigarette smuggling. Confiscated in their possession were 204 boxes of assorted cigarettes to wit; San Marino 22 boxes, canon 30 boxes, Fort 61 boxes and astro 91 boxes with estimated market value amounting to PhP 2,900,000.00, onboard a blue/green motorized boat (Jungkong) with print name Ameerah. Arrested persons and confiscated items are now under the custody of Ipil Municipal Police Station for proper disposition.