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Teen busted as he tries to ‘smuggle’ marijuana in Manila South Cemetery

By: - Reporter / @CMarquezINQ
/ 05:35 PM October 31, 2018

A senior high school student was arrested for allegedly trying to sneak marijuana in to the Manila South Cemetery, the Manila Police District (MPD) said Wednesday.

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Police identified the suspect as Neil Aldabe, 19. He was accosted by authorities around 3:30 p.m. after yielding 19 sachets of marijuana.

MPD Director Supt. Ronald Anduyan told INQUIRER.net in a phone interview that Aldabe tried to conceal the sachets of marijuana in his automatic umbrella but was busted during inspection as he enters the cemetery.

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According to Anduyan, the teenager was brought to MPD Police Station 6 to undergo “inquisition.”

Authorities said the suspect could face charges in violation of Republic Act 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002. /kga

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