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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.

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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.

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

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