Philippine National Police

National Capital Region Police Office



NCRPO Regional Director PMGEN VICENTE D DANAO JR lauds the seizure of suspected shabu amounting to 3.4 Million during a drug bust in Mandaluyong City.

According to the reports, operatives of Mandaluyong City Police Station under the supervision of PCOL GAUVIN MEL Y UNOS, Chief of Police successfully arrested a drug suspect at about 7:00 PM of April 28, 2021 along Boni Avenue Brgy. Malamig Mandaluyong City.

The suspects was identified as Saddam G Masukat @ Saddam, 29 years old, single, Construction Worker, resident of Maharlika, Taguig City and newly identified as High Value Individual.

Records show that operatives of SDEU Mandaluyong City Police Station in coordination with PDEA No. 10001-042021-0541 conducted Buy bust Operation wherein a police acted as a poseur buyer. Upon consummation of the drug deal, operatives introduced themselves and arrested the suspect.

Seized from his possession and control were;  ten (10) pcs heat sealed transparent plastic sachet containing suspected shabu , Two (2) pcs one thousand peso bill with three (3) bundles of one thousand peso boodle money amounting to Php. 300,000,00 used as buy-bust money, One (1) pc plastic bag, One (1) pc blue and white package, one (1) pc paper bag and one (1) pc paper bag.

All the confiscated drugs weighs approximately 500 grams with DDB standard value of Php. 3,400,000,00.

The physical inventory of recovered evidence was conducted at the place of arrest witnessed by Brgy. Kagawad Roger Molina of Brgy. Malamig and Media representative Gary De Leon of TV5 and Kurk Salazar of ABSCBN.

Suspect is now under the custody of Mandaluyong Police Station for proper documentation and a case for violation of Section 5 of Art II, RA 9165 is being prepared against him.

PMGEN DANAO aside from congratulating the operatives for a job well done, he is also calling on the general public to help and cooperate with the authorities by reporting and or providing with information that could lead to the apprehension of other illegal drug suspects in the region.

“Maaaring magsumbong at magreport sa pinakamalapit na istasyon o magtext sa SMS hotline numbers Isumbong Kay RD NCRPO O915- 888-8181 para sa GLOBE; at 0999-901-8181 para sa SMART subscribers. Magtulungan po tayo upang tuluyang mawakasan ang ilegal na droga sa bansa..###