The Daily Manila Shimbun


P 16 million seized in different buy-busts in Metro Manila

November 7, 2019

Authorities on Wednesday seized around P16 million worth of illegal drugs in separate buy-bust operations in Metro Manila.

In a report from Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency Regional Office- National Capital Region (PDEA- NCR), they seized P2.7 million worth of shabu from three alleged drug suspects arrested in an operation in Pasay City early Wednesday morning.

The operation was conducted at a gasoline station in the southbound area of EDSA.

Confiscated were four packs of transparent plastic sachet suspected to be shabu, weighing more or less 400 grams, and has a standard drug price worth P 2,720,000, one motorcycle and two cellular phones.

Another suspect was arrested in Barangay Don Bosco, Paranaque City around 1:30pm after a kilo of shabu was also found with him.

The illegal drugs were packed in one large tea bag with a Chinese brand name amounting to P6, 800, 000. Confiscated also from the suspect were one vehicle and a cellular phone.

In another operation, two women were arrested around 6:45 pm in front of a shopping mall in Quezon City.

Seized from them were one piece of self-sealing transparent plastic bag weighting more or less one kilogram, and has a standard drug price of P 6,800,000 and a cellular phone.

The arrested suspects will face charges of violating the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002. Ella Dionisio/DMS