Cops nab 4 suspects; seize P6.8-M shabu in Taguig buy-bust

/ 10:29 AM February 21, 2019
Cops nab 4 suspects; seizes P6.8-M shabu in Taguig buy-bust

Police Director Guillermo Eleazar, chief of the National Capital Region Police Office, inspects the sachets of shabu confiscated in a buy-bust operation in Taguig City on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019. Photo courtesy of NCRPO

MANILA, Philippines — Four drug suspects were arrested and about P6.8-million worth of shabu (crystal meth) was seized in a buy-bust operation conducted in Taguig City on Wednesday night.

Police identified the arrested suspects as Abel Dagadas, Usay Uting, Larrylyn Azada, and Jacqueline Dapitan, who yielded around a kilogram of shabu in the bust launched at the Central Signal Village.


Police also confiscated from the suspects a digital weighing scale, cellphones, P1,000 marked money, and assorted drug paraphernalia.

The operation was conducted by joint elements of the Taguig City Police Station and the Cubao Police Station.


The suspects were brought to Cubao Police Station for disposition, pending filing of drug charges against them in court. /jpv

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