IPIL, Philippines – Government operatives have seized one of the suspected big-time drug dealers in a law enforcement operation Tuesday, June 4.
Maj. Helen Galvez, Police Regional Office-9 (PRO-9) information officer, had identified the arrested suspect as Rasmar Tuazon Kasim.
He was arrested following the serving of a search warrant around 3:40 a.m. in Barangay Bangkerohan, a known drug lair in town.
Confiscated from the suspect were about five grams of suspected shabu packed in a large heat-sealed plastic sachet with an estimated street value of P43,000, and other illegal drug paraphernalia.
Galvez said the law enforcement operation was carried out following surveillance on the illegal drug trade of the suspect.
The case for violation of Republic Act 9165 otherwise known as the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 is being prepared for filing against the suspect. (jm)