Philippine National Police

National Capital Region Police Office




NCRPO – Regional Director, PMGEN VICENTE D DANAO JR. lauds Police Station 9 – Malate, Manila Police District for a successful buy-bust operation which resulted in the arrest of one drug suspect along Brgy 701 P. Quirino Ave., Cor., Mother lgnacia Street Malate, Manila at around 12:30 AM on May 6, 2021.

Based on the initial report submitted by the operatives, the arrested suspect was identified as Datu Asraf Saban y Rajamuda aka DATU, 23 years old.

The operation stemmed after the operatives received an information regarding the illegal drug activities of the suspect in the area. Immediately, a buy-bust operation was arranged which resulted in the arrest.

Seized from the suspect’s possession and control are the following pieces of evidence:

a.) Three (3) pieces small heat-sealed transparent plastic sachets containing white crystalline substance suspected to be shabu;

b.) One (1) piece of medium size heat-sealed transparent plastic sachets containing white crystalline substance suspected to be shabu, with an approximate weight of 100 grams and with estimated DDB value amounting to PHP 680,000.00; and

c.) Recovered one (1) piece 1,000-peso bil (buy-bust money).

The recovered pieces of evidence were turned-over to MPD – Crime Laboratory Office for qualitative and quantitative examination. While the arrested suspect is temporarily detained at Police Station – 9 Custodial Facility for proper disposition and documentation pending filing charged for violation of RA 9165 otherwise known as Comprehensive Dangerous Drug Acts of 2002.

“Tuloy-tuloy po ang ating operasyon sa buong Kamaynilaan kontra sa laganap na paggamit at pagbebenta ng iligal na droga. Asahan po ninyong hindi magsasawa ang ating mga kapulisan sa pagsasagawa ng mga operasyon upang kahit papaano ay mabawasan kundi man lubusang matuldukan ang matagal ng problema sa iligal na droga.” PMGEN DANAO said.###