PNP-PDEA operatives arrested two drug suspects and seized a P1.3M worth of shabu in Cagayan de Oro City on Sunday evening.
Police General Guillermo Lorenzo T Eleazar, Chief PNP announced the arrest of LENDI LOU B GORGONIA, 34 years old and ALFRED GREG T TUYOR, 18 years old.
Citing in reports from Police Brigadier General Remus B Medina, Director PNP Drug Enforcement Group (PDEG), Eleazar said the anti-illegal drugs operation was launched at 8:45PM in Barangay Carmen, Cagayan De Oro City by joint elements of Special Operation Unit (SOU) BAR, PNP DEG (lead Unit) with SOU9 and SOU 10, Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) 10, Regional Drug Enforcement Unit (RDEU) 10 and Police Station-4 Carmen, Cagayan De Oro City which resulted to the arrest of two drug suspects, while one drug suspect identified as SAIBEN S EDRIS M, 25 years old has escaped and eluded arrest during the said operation.
Seized from drug suspects possession and control were more or less 200 grams of white crystalline substance suspected to be shabu with estimated Standard Drug Price of Php 1,360,000.00.
The two arrested drug suspects and recovered pieces of evidence are now under the custody of SOU BAR, PNP DEG for documentation and proper disposition while manhunt operation is underway to arrest EDRIS.
"Ang ating kampanya kontra iligal na droga na pinangunahan mismo ng ating Pangulong Rodrigo Roa Duterte ay magpapatuloy at mas papaigtingin bilang isa sa pangunahing programa ng ating Pambansang Pulisya sa ilalim ng Intensified Cleanliness Policy", PNP Chief Eleazar said.
"Hindi natin kaylanman hahayaan na madagdagan pa ang mga sinirang buhay at kinabukasan ng mga naging biktima ng nakakapinsalang bawal na gamot", Eleazar added.