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           MAGUINDANAO – Suspected drug personality arrested in buy-bust operations along National Highway, Barangay Poblacion, Talayan, Maguindanao on Wednesday afternoon.

            Report from Talayan Municipal Police Station disclosed that on August 25, 2021, operatives from the PNP and PDEA BARMM conducted an Anti-Illegal Drug Operations (buy-bust) which resulted to the confiscation of suspected shabu weighing more or less 250 grams with an estimated market value of One Million, Seven Hundred Thousand Pesos (Php 1,700,000.00) and arrest of suspect identified as Jomar Vidad Miral, 31 years old, single, and resident of Barangay Nuro and Kibukay, Upi, Maguindanao.

            Based on police report, Miral was arrested after selling illegal drugs to the undercover agent while his cohort identified as alias Kail Abas was able to elude the arrest and under manhunt operation of the authorities.

            The arrested suspect’s together with confiscated 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 (COMPREHENSIVE DANGEROUS DRUGS ACT OF 2002). The suspect was properly informed of his constitutional rights in a dialect known to him.

            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.

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