PNP DRUG ENFORCEMENT GROUP (PNP DEG), CAMP BGEN RAFAEL T CRAME, QUEZON CITY– On October 11, 2021, at around 3:00PM, operatives of Special Operations Unit-5 under the direct supervision of PBGEN REMUS B MEDINA, Director, PNP DEG together with Pasay City Police Office Sub-Station 10 and Station Drug Enforcement Unit Pasay City conducted joint buy bust operation along Seaside, Mall Of Asia, Pasay City which resulted in the successful arrest of the following suspects:

  1. Rohamen Guialal Usman, 24 years old, married, a resident of Crossing Simulay, Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao;
  2. Salik Rowel Gomez, 33 years old, married and a resident of Airport road Paguntalan Maguindanao;
  3. Joemar Layan Balawag, 27 years old, married  and a resident of Purok Buliao, Brgy Poblacion, Cotabato City; and
  4. Johari Layan Balawag, 18 years old, single and a resident of Purok Buliao II, Brgy Mother, Cotabato City.

During the operation, the operating teams were able to confiscate the following:

a) More or less 400 grams of white crystalline substance suspected to be           Shabu with an estimated Standard Drug Price (SDP) of Php 2,720,000;

b) One (1) piece genuine money Php 1,000.00-peso bill on top of the boodle     money used as buy-bust money;

c) Three (3) Nokia Keypad Phone;

d) One (1) Samsung keypad phone;

e) Havaianas paper bag;

f) Assorted ID’s;

g) One (1) piece ligther;and

h) One (1) unit  weighing scale.

Arrested suspects and confiscated pieces of evidence were brought to PNP DEG National Headquarters for documentation and proper disposition while a case for violation of RA 9165 is being prepared against them.###