Badjunaid Usop Beldik
  • Sex: Male
Incident Details
  • Date of Incident: January 8, 2018
  • Time of Incident: 3:00 am
  • City of Incident: Kabacan
  • Province of Incident: Cotabato (North Cotabato)
  • Killed in police operation at home
Source(s)

PRESS RELEASE NO. 004/18

DATE: JANUARY 11, 2018

Three alleged members of an organized crime group engaged in drug trafficking were arrested following the implementation of search warrants in a simultaneous anti-drug operations in Cotabato on January 8, 2018.

Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Director General Aaron N. Aquino identified the suspects as Akmad Blah y Sandigan, alias Akmad, 22 years old, Abdul Angkanan, alias Bapa Abdul, 44; and Ali Beldik y Zacaria, 28, who were arrested at around 3:45 in the morning by operatives of PDEA Regional Office 12 (PDEA RO12) under the direct supervision of Director Valente G. Cariño together with Cotabato Police Provincial Office (CPPO), Cotabato Police Mobile Force Company (CPMFC), Provincial Intelligence Branch (PIB), 7th Infantry Battalion, Philippine Army, and local police in Kabacan, Cotabato Province.

Confiscated during the search at the residences of the three suspects were 15 pieces of transparent plastic sachet of suspected shabu, weighing more or less 5.5 grams with an estimated value of Php 27,500.00.

Aside from illegal drug trafficking, the suspects, who are under the watchlist of authorities, are also involved in carnapping and robbery.

Other search warrants were implemented by the same operating team in Purok 1, Barangay Poblacion, Kabacan, North Cotabato against Benzar Beldik and Beldik Usop y Badjunaid that resulted in the confiscation of 15 pieces of transparent plastic sachet of suspected shabu, weighing more or less four grams with an estimated value of Php 20,000.00 and various drug paraphernalia.

Beldik Usop fired his caliber .38 revolver at the operating team who returned fire resulting to his death. Benzar Beldik, on the other hand, eluded arrest.

Cases for violation of Section 11 (Possession of Dangerous Drugs), Article II of Republic Act 9165 or The Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 will be filed in court against the suspects.