Relative to stepping-up the anti-criminality effort through S.A.F.E. NCRPO Program, PBGEN Jonnel C Estomo, ARD commends the joint operatives of Pasig CPS together with TMRU Pasig and SWAT Team for the conduct of a buy-bust operation that resulted in the confiscation of huge amount of illegal drugs.

Initial investigation disclosed that on September 20, 2022 at around 3:15 AM along Bolante 2, Brgy. Pinagbuhatan, Pasig City joint operatives conducted the said operation which led to the arrest of the suspect who was identified as Jhun Lawrence Lao y Calagos aka “Payat”,18 years old (Newly Identified High Value Individual).

Confiscated from the suspect’s possession are MOL 917 grams of shabu with Standard Drug Price amounting to Php 6,235,600.00.

The arrested suspect was brought to Pasig CPS, Drug Enforcement Unit Office for proper documentation and pending filing of charges for violation of RA 9165. While the confiscated illegal drugs were turned over to NHQ-Forensic Group, Camp BGen. Rafael T. Crame, Quezon City for drug test and laboratory examination.

In a message of PBGEN Estomo he said, “Team NCRPO will continue to combat illegal drugs in the region. The seizure of whether small or huge volume of illegal drugs is very significant on this venture.”

He added, “hindi tayo titigil at hindi tayo magsasawa na gumawa ng mga hakbang upang masawata ang mga masasamang gawaing ito na nakakasira ng ating mga kababayan lalo na ng mga kabataan at upang mahuli ang mga taong ito na nagpapakalat ng salot na droga sa ating komunidad. Binabati ko ang ating mga tauhan sa walang kapagurang dedikasyon na ipinamamalas nila.”

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