Camp Don Basilio Navarro, Calarian, Zamboanga City-November 5, 2019
While conducting checkpoint operation, troops of the Alpha Company, 74th Infantry Battalion under the Joint Task Force Zamboanga apprehended a Toyota Wigo bearing two boxes of undocumented cigarettes in Baliwasan Seaside, Barangay Baliwasan, this city at 10 last night (November 4, 2019).
Said vehicle was driven by Jabir Jaron Jaapal, a resident of Duston Drive, Sta. Catalina, Zamboanga City.
Operating troops immediately coordinated with the Zamboanga City Police Office Station 11 and Bureau of Customs for the proper disposition of the apprehended individual and confiscated smuggled cigarettes.
“Congratulations to the troops of the Joint Task Force Zamboanga for this commendable accomplishment,” said Lt. Gen. Cirilito Sobejana, commander of the Western Mindanao Command.
“Rest assured that we will continuously exert our best efforts in conducting law enforcement operations to support our partner agencies,” Lt. Gen. Sobejana added.