THREE Directorate for Intelligence (DI)-listed drug suspects were arrested while some P103,700 worth of illegal drugs seized in an anti-drug operation in Sulu, the police reported on Tuesday, June 13, 2023.

The Sulu Police Provincial Office (SPPO) identified the arrested suspects as Abser Khan Kipli, 27; Delfin Juljani, 39; and, Rajib Hasshim, 30.

The SPPO said they were arrested in a buy-bust operation around 8 p.m. Monday, June 12, in Bus-Bus village, Jolo, Sulu.

The police said seized from the suspects were some 15.25 grams of suspected shabu (including buy-bust item) worth P103,700, five live ammunitions for .9-millimeter pistol, P500 marked money and other pieces of evidence.

The arrested suspects and the seized pieces of evidence were place under the custody of Jolo Municipal Police Station for proper disposition.

Meanwhile, Police Brigadier General Allan Nobleza, Police Regional Office-Bangsamoro Autonomous Region (PRO-BAR) director, has commended the efforts of the operatives that led to the arrest of the three suspects.

Nobleza urged the public to continuously support the government’s nation-building efforts especially its campaign against illegal drugs and anti-criminality.

He further urged the public to report to the nearest police stations any illegal activities in their community. (SunStar Zamboanga)

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