CAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao – Government troops apprehended two individuals in possession of illegal drugs with hand grenade at a quarantine control checkpoint early on May 20, 2020.

The two riding a white Nissan Navarra were caught at a checkpoint by the team of 2nd Mechanized Infantry Battalion and Isulan Municipal Police at Barangay Impao, Isulan, Sultan Kudarat.

The suspects were identified as Nhot Linandang Kasan and Ryan Yusup who are both residents in the area. Found in their possession were 2 transparent sachets of white crystalline substance suspected to be shabu. They later found a hand grenade upon searching inside the vehicle.

The Commander of Joint Task Force Central, Maj. Gen. Diosdado C. Carreon, commended the government troops manning the checkpoint for their recent feat on government’s campaign against illegal drugs.

The suspects were brought to Isulan Municipal Police for proper disposition and for filing of cases on violation of Republic Act 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act and Republic Act 9516 or Illegal Possession of Explosive Device.