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PRESS RELEASE # 247/19

DATE : September 6, 2019

P204 thousand worth of shabu seized

The No. 8 and No. 9 target-listed drug personalities in Cagayan de Oro City were arrested during the simultaneous implementation of search warrants on September 4, 2019. The operation also resulted in the seizure of Php204,000.00 worth of methamphetamine hydrochloride, or shabu.

 Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Director General Aaron N. Aquino identified the suspects as Divina Laude Sumagayan, 53 years old, No. 8 city target-listed drug personality; and Jalilah Itomama Tanggo, 35, alias Pidao Macaondot Itomama, No. 9 city target-listed drug personality.  

The two female suspects were arrested by operatives of PDEA Regional Office X (PDEA RO X) under the supervision of Director Wilkins M. Villanueva in Barangay, Carinugan, Riverside, Lower Balulang, Cagayan de Oro City.

Confiscated from Sumagayan during the search operation were eight pieces of heat-sealed transparent plastic sachet containing suspected shabu weighing more or less 15 grams, while Tanggo yielded nine pieces of heat-sealed transparent plastic sachet containing suspected shabu, also weighing 15 grams.   

The suspects will be charged for violation of Republic Act 9165, or The Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.                            

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