10 more arrested in anti-drug campaign PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 15 July 2016 11:55

By DAN TORIBIO JR.

Ten more were arrested as the crackdown against illegal drugs continues in the city.

Men of the Tetuan Police Station conducted a buy-bust operation around 12:01 a.m. Wednesday at Ortega St., Tetuan resulting in the arrest of Celso Bayabos y Tiamwat, 34, married and his companion Jairulla Habibulla y Halmain. Confiscated from their possession were two sachets of suspected shabu and marked money.

The suspects were detained at the Tetuan Police Station.

Around 3:30 p.m. July 12, SAIDSOTF members of Police Station 6 led by Asdai nabbed Jose Estrada y Binarao, 55, of Gaganacruz Drive, Mampang, Alvin Barrera y Ramillano, 45, of Pioquinto Drive, Mampang and Robert Falcis y Benito at Gagaracruz Drive, Mampang, after they were caught in the act in shabu session.

Recovered from the suspects were a medium size sachet containing crystalline substance believed to be shabu, one blue disposable lighter. two strips of aluminum foil and three rolled tissues.

Meanwhile, PO3 Janer A.Aliudin, duty officer at Zambowood COMPAC, together with Bimbo Namla, Abdulkadi Namca, Makmak Lajabangsa and Imbi Namla, all members of SALAAM organization and two Tanods Hernan V. Tercena and Vicente Rico conducted to the Divisoria Police Station Ricky Atilano Catadman 31, of San Roque, for possession of suspected shabu.

Police said that around 9:45 a.m., July 12, Catadman was driving a gray Nissan Urban with plate no. ABY 9422 along Zambowood COMPAC, and he was apprehended for reckless driving. During a conversation with the driver, policeman spotted two small heat sealed plastic transparent sachets containing white crystalline substance suspected to be shabu inside the license card holder.

Immediately Catadman was arrested and was taken to the station for further investigation.

Around 10p.m.  July 13, members of Sangali Police Station’s SAIDSOTF led by Sr. Insp. Chester Natividad, under Chief Insp.Gary Bahoy conducted a buy-bust operation in Sangali, resulting in the arrest of  Muhaimin Abubakar y Mohammad, 25, married and Suhud Abubakar y Mohammad, 29. Confiscated from their possession were eight heat sealed transparent plastic sachets containing white crystalline substance believed to be shabu, eight rolled strips of aluminum foil, one heat sealed transparent plastic sachet containing white crsytaline substance of suspected shabu, (buy-bust item), one rolled aluminum foil, P200 marked money, a .38 cal. revolver loaded with four rounds of ammunition.

Prowess Bernardo y Mendoza, 36, of Advent Home, Ayala and Jerwin Bucoy y Molina, 21, of La Paz were arrested in a checkpoint manned by the Ayala policemen in Recodo.

Confiscated from their possession werre two sachets of shabu, one sachet containing shabu residue and drug paraphernalia.

All arrested persons were detained while the seized items were forwarded to the 9th PNP Crime Laboratory for examination. – Dan Toribio