221 nabbed in 3-day police operation in Manila

Published May 24, 2022, 11:48 AM

by Jaleen Ramos

A total of 221 offenders were arrested by the Manila Police District (MPD) during its three-day Simultaneous Anti Criminality and Law Enforcement Operation (SACLEO) in the City of Manila.

MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO

The MPD, 14 police stations, and other operating units simultaneously conducted the operations from March 20 to 22.

Based on the report, 68 individuals and 10 other wanted persons were arrested for violation of R.A. 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drug Act of 2002.

Recovered were 171 grams of white crystalline substances believed to be methamphetamine hydrochloride or locally known as shabu, with an estimated value of P1,170,000.

The operatives also nabbed 28 persons in the most wanted list.

Eight individuals were arrested for violation of Illegal Possession of Firearms in relation to Commission on Elections’ gun ban.

Likewise, 107 were nabbed for violation of R.A. 9287 or illegal gambling.

The arrested suspects are temporarily detained in the different Police Station’s Custodial Facility for booking, documentation, and filing of appropriate cases.

MPD Director Brig. Gen. Leo Francisco lauded the success of the three-day SACLEO of the MPD.

 
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