10 kilos of shabu found in car of Quezon ambush victims—police


LUCENA CITY–The three motorists slain in an ambush by two motorcycle-riding gunmen on Quirino Highway in  Quezon on Monday morning turned out to be members of a big-time drug syndicate after their car yielded 10 kilos of high grade “shabu” (methamphetamine hydrochloride),  the top police official in Quezon province disclosed Tuesday.

Senior Superintendent Valeriano de Leon said that after a thorough inspection of the bullet-riddled Nissan Cefiro (license plate UPW 803), the investigators discovered one bag hidden in the back of the driver’s seat containing five gift-wrapped boxes.

“Each bag contains two kilos of high-grade shabu,” De Leon told the Philippine Daily Inquirer in a phone interview, adding that the illegal substance was worth an estimated P20 million in the street market.

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  • delpillar

    Senior Superintendent Valeriano de Leon, ingatan nyo pong mabuti ang 10Kg na shabu na yan. kapag nawala yan ay gagamitin yan ng mga kaaway mo para mapatalsik sa sa service. Pero ang kukuha nyan sa custody mo ay malamang kapwa police din na nasa payroll ng mga drug syndicates.

    20 million pesos is already a lot of money which can tempt even a good fellow and fellow policemen to snatch that shabu out of the custodial cabinet of the police headquarters.

  • arao_liwanag

    Who stage the ambushed? All the ready made police explanation is incredible. This is not doing good for the refutation of the law enforcement. After hundred of motorcycle riding in tandem ambushed, the police have still to catch at least one tandem. There is NONE. NADA.

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