The National Capital Region Police Chief PMGEN DEBOLD M SINAS commended the successful anti-illegal drug operations conducted by the District Special Operation Unit and District Drug Enforcement Unit of Northern Police District which resulted in the seizure of PHP 6.8 Million worth of suspected illegal drugs at around 1:00 PM of September 24, 2020 infront of No. 178, M.L. Quezon St., Brgy. New Lower Bicutan, Taguig, City.
The operation ensued after intelligence information developed from previous buy bust operations conducted on September 2, 2020 and September 10, 2020 in Caloocan City against ‘Onie Drug Group’, a notorious illegal drug syndicate operating within CAMANAVA area wherein 8 Drug Personalities were already arrested and a total of 400 grams of Shabu were confiscated.
Consequently, the operatives were prompted to conduct a tactical follow-up buy-bust operation against the suspect who was later identified as Rahib Abdul y Linge, 34 y/o (DOB August 15, 1978), married, jobless, residing at Road 18, Roldan St., Brgy. New Lower Bicutan, Taguig City.
According to the initial report, one of the police officers acted as the poseur buyer and transacted to purchase illegal drugs from the suspect. Upon his arrest, the following items were recovered from him thus:
a. One (1) pc. Vacuum sealed transparent plastic bag containing supected Shabu;
b. One (1) pc. paper bag color dark brown;
c. One (1) pc. Back pack color red and gray;
d. One (1) unit motorcycle Yamaha MIO 125i color yellow bearing MV File number 0401-0655666; and
e. One (1) pc. genuine P1,000.00 bill with serial number BK429292 incorporated with 149 pcs. P1,000.00 of boodle money.
The recovered suspected illegal drugs has an estimated total weight of more or less 1 kilogram with a Standard Drug Value amounting to P6,800,000.00.
Consequently, the suspect was brought to the custody of NPD-DDEU for documentation before he was turned-over to Taguig City Police Station Custodial Facility pending the filing of appropriate charges for violation of Sec. 5 (Sale of Dangerous Drugs) and Sec. 11 (Possession of Dangerous Drugs) Article ll of R.A. 9165.
The pieces of evidence recovered during the operation were duly marked and inventoried at the place of apprehension and in the presence of the suspect and mandatory witnesses, Mr. Nolan Areola of Leaders News – Media Representative and Brgy. Kgawad Ruel Q Dela Cueva, Brgy. New Lower Bicutan, Taguig City while the seized pieces of drug evidence were submitted for analysis to SPD Crime Laboratory.
“I commend the concerted effort of District Special Operation Unit (DSOU) and District Drug Enforcement Unit (DDEU) of NPD in tracking down this drug personality from the notorious drug group and recovering a large amount of suspected illegal drugs from his possession. This successful anti-illegal drug operation once again reflected our commitment to free the Metro from this dangerous and deadly substance,” PMGEN SINAS emphasized.