CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – The operative from Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (PDEA-BARRM) with Wao Municipal Police Station and members of 34IB Philippine Army foiled two bigtime drug suspects in Purok 7 Kapigis, Brgy Eastern Wao, Lanao del Sur, on Friday.

Police Regional Director Col. Madzgahni Mukaram of Lanao del Sur Provincial Police Office confirms the arrest of Darangji Ombo Angatong alias “Salaudin” and Lendi Asiw Mangondacan in a successful drug buybust operation assisted by CIDG-BARMM and the Provincial Drug Enforcement Unit of Lanao del Sur.

A total of one (1) kilogram of suspected shabu was recovered in possession of Salaudin.

According to Col. Mukaram, the self-sealed transparent bag containing the illegal drugs has an estimated market value of P6.8 million.

A unit of blue KIA Picanto with plate number ZFN 679, which was used as getaway vehicle of the suspects, was held in costudy.

The local authorities also seized assorted identification card and buy bust money worth P10,000.

One of the suspects was wounded after trying to escape from the authorities. He was rushed to Wao District Hospital and is now under hospital arrest.

(Edited by: Bombo Sol Marquez)