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NBI seizes over 3 kilos of cocaine hidden in children’s books

/ 03:16 PM April 01, 2019
NBI seizes over 3 kilos of cocaine hidden in children's books

PHOTO by Tetch Torres-Tupas

MANILA, Philippines — The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) on Monday announced that it has seized over 3 kilos of cocaine at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia).

NBI Deputy Director for Investigative Service Vicente De Guzman said the cocaine was hidden in children’s books bound for Thailand.

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Arrested were Ma. Clara Q. Bedico, Alvin Jr. Avila, and Antonette R. Mendiola. /ee

NBI seizes over 3 kilos of cocaine hidden in children's books

PHOTO by Tetch Torres-Tupas

Photo by Tetch Torres-Tupas/INQUIRER.net

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