GENERAL TRIAS CITY, Cavite – Elements of Philippine National Police Drug Enforcement Group (PNP-DEG) together with General Trias Police apprehended three of the four suspected drug traders in the buy-bust operation around 10:30 p.m. March 23, 2022, at Trogon St., Westwood Phase 1, Lancaster, Pasong Camachile 1 here.
Police Colonel Julian Olonan, chief of Special Operation Unit 4A (SOU4A), PNP-DEG identified the drug suspects as Eman Bongcarawan, alias “Eman”, 29, female, single, unemployed, a native of Basak Malut-lut, Marawi City; Norhanah Dirampatin, alias “Ada”, 28, female, single, unemployed; Nur-Laila Capatagan alias “Laila”, 20, female, single, unemployed, also a native of Basak Malut-lut, Marawi City and all living at Westwood Phase 1, Lancaster.
While the suspect Noralyn Macalangan alias “Madam Tisay”, and another under the alias “Naira Landua” was not caught during the operation at the same target location.
The police operatives intercepted inside the said house and seized from them approximately 1 kilogram of shabu with a street value worth P6.8 million.
Also recovered were 10 bundles of boodle money worth P1 million, a black analog Nokia cellphone, a brown shoulder bag containing Capatagan’s identification cards (IDs), a brown wallet of Bongcarawan, and another brown shoulder bag containing various IDs of Dirampatin.
According to the police, before the buy-bust, they also kept the suspects under surveillance for several days.
Authorities are currently conducting a follow-up for the cohorts of those who escaped the operation.