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P340K worth ‘shabu’ seized in Albay buy-bust

By: - Correspondent / @msarguellesINQ
/ 10:46 AM November 09, 2018

LEGAZPI CITY – Anti-illegal drug operatives seized on Thursday night P340,000 worth of suspected “shabu” (crystal meth) from an alleged illegal drug courier in a drug operation in Daraga town in Albay province, a report from the Philippine Drug Enforcement Authority (PDEA) said Friday.

PDEA operatives arrested Joseph Sahagun, alias “Seph,” 33, a resident of Barangay (village) Sta. Cruz, Nabua town in Camarines Sur province, in a drug buy-bust operation at Barangay Binitayan in Daraga, said PDEA spokesperson Cotton Talento.

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Authorities had the suspect deliver the illegal drugs to an undercover agent posing as a buyer in a designated place along Lakandula Drive, Purok (zone) 3 at 8:45 p.m. Thursday.

Talento said the drug operation yielded from the suspects 50 grams of suspected shabu divided to fill two plastic sachets.

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The suspect is detained at PDEA detention facility in this city, Talento said.

According to Talento, the suspect is a drug courier that operated and supplied illegal drugs in Albay.

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