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Cops raid Makati bar for allegedly selling party drugs to customers

/ 11:18 AM August 11, 2018

Metro Manila Police chief, Chief Supt. Guillermo Eleazar presents to the media several drug paraphernalia and other illegal drugs found inside the Times Bar in Makati City following a raid by the police. Photo: National Capital Region Police Office

Members of the Southern Police District raided a bar in Makati City on Saturday for allegedly selling suspected cocaine, ecstasy and other party drugs to its customers.

Police report showed 31 employees of Times Bar, located on Makati Avenue, were also found to be alleged drug suppliers and distributors.

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The police added that the 31 workers were rounded up for drug trafficking charges.

Authorities also invited 123 guests, including 57 foreigners, for questioning.

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Recovered from the scene include 19 sachets of suspected cocaine, 19 ecstasy capsules, four ecstasy tablets, a sachet of high-grade marijuana, a .38-caliber revolver, five rounds of ammunition, buy-bust money worth P22,500, and drug paraphernalia.

Police said the cocaine was estimated to weigh 315 grams, worth P1.5 million while the 19 pieces ecstasy was worth P22,800

Authorities are checking the business permits and licenses of the bar. /jpv

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