Camp Col Romeo A Abendan, Zamboanga City – Two High Value Target drug personalities were arrested while P3.4 Million of Shabu seized by combined operatives of Regional Drug Enforcement Unit 9 (RDEU9), Zamboanga Sibugay Police Provincial Office – Drug Enforcement Unit, PDEA and 902nd RMFB9 during the conduct of joint drug buy bust operation at Parking Area, Gaisano Mall, Barangay San Pedro, Pagadian City, Zamboanga del Sur. at about 1:30 PM on June 24, 2020.
PBGEN Jesus D Cambay, Jr, PRO9 Regional Director identified the arrested suspects as Macacun Ali Gunting, 53, and Bolkia Asum Gunting, 25, both residents of Ground Zero, Marawi City (Both PDEA HVT Target Listed).
Confiscated from the suspects are the following: Four big plastic packs containing white substance believed to be shabu with more or less 500 grams with an estimated market value of Php 3,400,000 and marked money.
Subject persons are temporarily detained at PDEA custodial facility in Pagadian City while appropriate charges for violation of R.A. 9165 (Comprehensive Dangerous Drug Act of 2002) are prepared for filing in court against them.
PBGEN Jesus D Cambay, Jr, commended the PDEA, RDEU9 and other operating units for a job well done. (PRO9 PIO)