POLICE operatives have arrested a high-value individual (HVI) and seized some P340,000 worth of illegal drugs in an anti-drug operation in Zamboanga City, an official said Saturday, June 17, 2023.

Police Colonel Alexander Lorenzo, Zamboanga City Police Office director, identified the arrested HVI as Roymi Guraili, 30, a resident of Putik village, Zamboanga City.

Lorenzo said Guraili was arrested in an anti-drug operation around 9:52 p.m. Friday, June 16, at the by-pass road, Zone 2 in Talabaan village, this city.

Seized from the suspect were some 50 grams of suspected shabu worth P340,000, 49 bills of P1,000 boodle money, P1,000 marked money, a coin purse, a cellular phone, and a motorcycle.

He said the arrested suspect was placed under the custody of ZCPO Station 4 pending the filing of charges for violation of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.

Lorenzo said the anti-drug operation was launched against the suspect following a series of surveillance on his illegal activity. (SunStar Zamboanga)

Source: SunStar (https://www.sunstar.com.ph/article/1964337/zamboanga/local-news/1-arrested-p340000-shabu-seized-in-anti-drug-sting)