COTABATO CITY – Suspected drug personality arrested in buy-bust operations at Purok Datu Aman, Biniruan, Poblacion 9, Cotabato City on Monday afternoon.
Report from Police Station 2 of Cotabato City Police Office disclosed that on August 9, 2021, operatives from the PNP and PDEA conducted an Anti-Illegal Drug Operations (buy-bust) which resulted to the confiscation of suspected shabu weighing more or less 50 grams with an estimated market value of Three Hundred Forty Thousand Pesos (Php 340,000.00) and arrest of suspect identified as Coco Mohamad Aban alias “MANS/MANDO/COCO”,30 years old, male, married, fish vendor, a high value target, and resident of Poblacion Mother, Cotabato City / Dalumangcob, Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao and Barangay Payan, Mother Kabuntalan, Maguindanao.
The arrested suspect together with the confiscated drug pieces of evidence were brought to PDEA BARMM for investigation and proper disposition. A case is being prepared for filing against the suspect for violating the Republic Act 9165.
PRO BAR Regional Director, Police Brigadier General Eden T Ugale, lauds the operating unit and reiterates that PRO BAR is determined to end illegal drugs menace in the region. He further reiterates that PRO BAR remain constantly working with PDEA and other law enforcement groups to eradicate the small-scale and big-time drug personalities in the Bangsamoro region.