PNP DRUG ENFORCEMENT GROUP (PNP DEG), CAMP BGEN RAFAEL T CRAME, QUEZON CITY – On January 12, 2021 at 11:00 AM elements of SOU 9, under the direct supervision of PBGEN RONALD O LEE, Director, PNP DEG, and Bongao MPS arrested the following wanted persons:

  1. Jimmy Hassan Abubakar, 34years old, male, single, Chief cook in a Restaurant;
  2. Crispar Coronel Faisal, 21 years old, male, married, construction worker; and
  3. Arl-Bashier Sabdan Soriano, 39 years old, male, married, carpenter, and resident of Awal Street, Brgy. Poblacion, Bongao, Tawi-Tawi.

Abubakar is a repeated offender for violation of Section 5 and 11 of RA 9165. He was first arrested on March 20, 2019 but pleaded guilty and enter into lesser offense (Under Provision). However, on September 9, 2020 at 10:30 PM he was arrested for 2nd time on the same violation at Barangay Poblacion,Tawi-Tawi by SDEU of Bongao MPS but released and subjected for preliminary investigation.

Abubakar and his cohort and runner Faisal was arrested by virtue of warrant of arrest issued by Hon. Abdulmoin M Pakam, Presiding Judge, RTC Branch 5,Bongao, Tawi-Tawi on November 19, 2020 for violation of Section 5 and 11 of RA 9165 docketed under CC No. 2848-5. While, Soriano was arrested by virtue of warrant of arrest issued by Hon. Abdulmoin M Pakam, Presiding Judge, RTC Branch 5,Bongao, Tawi-Tawi on November 19, 2020 for violation of Section 5 and 11 of RA 9165 docketed under CC No. 2854-5.

            This arrest is made possible through relentless effort of the PNP to eradicate illegal drugs and persons involve in the proliferation of illegal drugs.