Philippine National Police

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Ermita Police Nabs Drug Suspects And Hauls 686k Worth Of Shabu

The Chief of NCRPO, Police Major General DEBOLD M SINAS commends the Ermita Police Station of Manila Police District for arresting 3 drug suspects during an anti-illegal drugs buy-bust operation on May 27, 2020 in Quiapo Manila.

The Joint Buy-Bust Operation on May 27, 2020 around 4:30 PM along Rawatun Street near corner Palanca Street, Quiapo, Manila resulted in the arrest of suspects identified as Normilah P Ibrahim @ate, female, 36 years old, married, jobless and presently residing at Mamisan Street, San Miguel, Manila;  Abubacar C Maraorao; male, 31 years old single, jobless, alleged member of “Batang City Jail” and presently residing at Hidalgo Street, Quiapo, Manila; and  Leonardo P De Castro, male, 42 years old, single, jobless and presently residing at Maayon Street, Quiapo, Manila.

Confiscated from the possession of the suspects were one (1) piece Php 1,00.00 peso bill utilized as marked buy-bust money bearing and Seven (7) heat sealed transparent plastic sachet suspected to be “shabu” weighing 101 grams with a standard street value of Php 686,800.00 and the buy bust money.

The inventory of confiscated pieces of evidence was witnessed by Barangay Kagawad Francisco Dagandara of Brgy. 660-A Zone 71, District V, Manila and a representative from the media.

Recovered pieces of drug evidence will be turned over to MPD-CLO for forensic chemical laboratory examination.

Meanwhile, criminal complaints for violation of Section 5 (Selling, Distribution and Transportation of Dangerous Drug) and Section 11 (Illegal Possession of Dangerous Drug), Article ll of R.A. 9165 otherwise known as Dangerous Drug Act of 2002 will be prepared for filing in court.

“Ermita Police has been consistent in the success of anti-illegal drug operations. In the days forward, we are expecting for more operations to be hatched and accomplishments to be achieved by the Manila’s Finest” NCRPO Chief Police Major General DEBOLD M SINAS emphasized.