Yesterday afternoon’s checkpoint operation of the Kabankalan City Police
Office at the national highway in Purok Matawhay in Barangay Binicuil netted
some P675,000 worth of suspected shabu.
INTERCEPTED. Alo Mangondato Bacarat, right, was intercepted by Kabankalan
City policemen yesterday afternoon in a checkpoint in Brgy. Binicuil, with
suspected shabu.* (Jun Gaton/Pasiplat photo)
Kabankalan PNP Director, Supt. Salvador Dagoon told Negros Daily Bulletin
(NDB) that he and his policemen, together with the city’s traffic enforcers, put
up the checkpoint, and were able to nab a suspected drugs courier identified as
Alo Mangondato Bacarat.
Taken from Bacarat, a native of Cawayan Linuk, Marantao, Lanao Del Sur but
temporarily residing in Binalbagan, Negros Occidental, were 11 big transparent
plastic sachets containing suspected shabu with estimated street value of
P675,000, one black Cherry Mobile phone, cash amounting to P22,470 and two
Supt. Dagoon also told NDB that Bacarat came from Hinigaran and was on his
way to Kabankalan proper at about 4:20 yesterday afternoon when he was flagged
down at the Binicuil highway checkpoint.
The suspect has been on top of the authorities’ list of persons known to be
transporting illegal drugs in southern Negros.
Dagoon said the inventory of items taken from Bacarat was witnessed by DOJ
Rep. Chambeline Gasataya, Brgy. Captain Jerry Fuentes and Kagawad Marvin Tupan.