Madalum, Lanao del Sur- A successful joint law enforcement operation was conducted by troops of the 55th Infantry Battalion in collaboration with the element of Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) BARMM, today, March 4,2021 at Pualas, Lanao Del Sur.
The said operation led to the arrest of a suspected drug peddler identified as Romie Diamillah Hadji Alawi also known as “Ali”.
Seizure of more or less one (1) kilogram of suspected methamphetamine hydrochloride also known as Shabu with a national average price of Six Million Eight Hundred Thousand Pesos (Php 6,800,000.00) in his vehicle, one (1) white Hilux with plate number NEN2109, one (1) analog cellphone, one (1) brown wallet with cash amounting to Php 300.00 pesos, assorted ID’s, sixteen (16) bundles photocopied Php 1000 buy bust money amounting to Php 1,600,000.00 and One (1) caliber .32 with four (4) ammunition.
The perpetrator was brought by the authorities together with the confiscated evidences for proper disposition and filling of case in violation of the RA 9165 (Comprehensive Dangerous Drug Act of 2001) and RA 10592 (Comprehensive Law on Firearms and ammunition).
The AFP is currently a significant force multiplier in the anti-illegal drug campaign of the country especially in conflict-affected areas more particularly where insurgency, secessionism and terrorism persist.
Source: 55th Infantry “Vigilant” Battalion https://www.facebook.com/tamarawtroopers/posts/1144566612649925