PNP DRUG ENFORCEMENT GROUP (PNP DEG), CAMP BGEN RAFAEL T CRAME, QUEZON CITY– On September 17, 2021, at around 2:30 PM, operatives of Special Operations Unit-Bangsamoro Autonomous Region (BAR) under the direct supervision of PBGEN REMUS B MEDINA, Director, PNP DEG together with Special Operations Unit 12, Midsayap Municipal Police Station and North Cotabato Criminal Investigation and Detection Team conducted joint buy bust operation at Poblacion 7, Midsayap, North Cotabato which resulted in the rescue of Jay-Ar Umal Liuson, 15 years old, single, student, and a resident of Poblacion 3, Midsayap, North Cotabato, Child in Conflict with the Law (CICL) and arrest Suharto Macod Antilino a.k.a. Jovert, 32 years old, married, jobless, and a resident of Brgy Kapinpilan, Midsayap, North Cotabato:

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

a.) Five (5) heat sealed plastic transparent sachets containing white crystalline substance suspected to be shabu with an estimated weight of 250 grams with a Standard Drug Price amounting to Php 1,700, 000; and

b.) Boodle Money amounting to Php 600,000.00.

Arrested suspects and confiscated pieces of evidence were brought to SOU-BAR, PNP DEG office and is currently coordinating with DSWD agency for documentation and proper disposition while a case for violation of RA 9165 is being prepared against them.

PBGEN MEDINA, commended the continuing efforts of the operatives as they relentlessly pursue the suspects who are continuously defying the orders of the law. ###