CAMP TIRSO H. GADOR, TUGUEGARAO City – A Chinese national was arrested during the buy-bust operation conducted by the Provincial Intelligence Unit along Provincial Road, Edsa, Sta. Ana, Cagayan yesterday.
The suspect arrested was Lijun Cao , 38 years old, married, businessman and a resident of Visitation, Sta Ana, Cagayan, native of Guangzu, China listed as High Value Individual and Regional Priority 10 under Cagayan PPO’s Coplan CHINO.
He was arrested after selling 6 pieces of heat sealed transparent plastic sachet containing white crystalline substance suspected to be shabu to one of the operatives who act as poseur buyer in exchange to P2,400 pesos used as buy-bust money.
Other items seized from his direct possession and control were 27 pieces of heat sealed transparent plastic sachet of same substance suspected to be shabu with Dangerous Drug Board (DDB) value approximately amounting to P75,000.00; one unit of Huawei phone and 1 unit of Toyota Rush.
The markings and inventory were done at the place of transaction witnessed by Barangay Kagawad Arturo Ibus and Gil Sotto.
The operation was made possible through the collaborative efforts led by the Provincial Intelligence Unit of Cagayan PPO under the supervision of Police Major Juliferr Narag together with PDEG SOU 2, PDEA BATANES PO and Santa Ana PS in proper coordination to PDEA RO2.
The arrested suspect and confiscated pieces of evidence were brought to Tuguegarao City PS for documentation and proper disposition. A violation of RA 9165 section 5 and 11 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 was filed against the suspect.
The PNP Chief, PGEN GUILLERMO LORENZO TOLENTINO ELEAZAR and PRO2 Regional Director PBGEN CRIZALDO O NIEVES applauded Cagayan PPO under the command of PCOL ARIEL N QUILANG for the continuous effort in eliminating illegal activities within the area of responsibility.