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Cops seize P163M worth of illegal drugs from mother, son in Manila

By: - Reporter / @JhoannaBINQ
/ 12:26 PM June 13, 2018

Cops seized P163-million worth of illegal drugs as they arrested a mother and her son in a buy-bust operation in Sta. Ana, Manila on June 12. /Photo by Jhoanna Ballaran, INQUIRER.net

Anti-drug operatives seized P163-million worth of illegal drugs as they arrested a mother and her son in a buy-bust operation in Sta. Ana, Manila, Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Oscar Albayalde said on Wednesday.

On Tuesday night, operatives of the Northern Police District (NPD) arrested Ruby Calabio, 61, and her son, Ian Akira Calabio, 20, who sold suspected methamphetamine hydrochloride (shabu) to undercover agents inside their house in Pasig Line, Barangay 778, Zone 85.

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The P163M worth of drugs were sealed in plastic packaging and labelled as tea. /Photo by Jhoanna Ballaran, INQUIRER.net

The 24 kilos of illegal drugs, hidden inside a luggage, were sealed in a plastic packaging and labelled as tea.

Albayalde said the drugs were likely smuggled from China into the country.

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