Cops seize P1.5 M drugs from 2 college students
MANILA, Philippines — Around P1.5 million worth of suspected party drugs and “shabu” (crystal meth) were seized Monday from students of the De La Salle University (DLSU) main campus and the De La Salle – College of St. Benilde.
The Makati City Police said a GrabExpress driver went to the Police Community Precinct 3 and turned over seven tablets of suspected ecstasy.
Citing the driver’s testimony, police said the suspected illegal drugs were picked up from Adriel Ryoichi Temporosa Suzuki, a 24-year-old half Japanese-half Filipino student of the De La Salle – College of St. Benilde, and were supposed to be delivered at Bonifacio Global City in Taguig.
Police later arrested Suzuki in his rented Makati City condominium, where more shabu and suspected party drugs were recovered.
During the inventory, one of the alleged suppliers of the suspect sent him a text message, informing him of another delivery of illegal drugs inside his condominium unit.
An entrapment was laid out and led to the arrest of Ralph Jeffrey Tulio Esteban, a 23-year-old DLSU student.
The suspects will be charged with violation of Republic Act 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002. / gsg
LOOK: Several sachets of suspected party drugs and “shabu” were confiscated from two students of the De La Salle University main campus and the De La Salle – College of St. Benilde in a condominium unit in Makati City. 📸: NCRPO @inquirerdotnet pic.twitter.com/2Zgv3PPmwp
— Cathrine Gonzales (@CGonzalesINQ) March 18, 2019
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