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2 nabbed in QC drug sting; P240K worth of marijuana seized

By: - Reporter / @CMarquezINQ
/ 03:57 PM June 26, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — Two drug suspects landed in jail while P240,000 worth of marijuana was confiscated in a buy-bust operation in Quezon City on Tuesday night.

Police identified the suspects as Fernando Nuez, alias Boss, 21, and Ruperto Perona, alias Badong, 25.

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Members of the Novaliches police under Lt. Col. Rossel Cejas and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency-Quezon City conducted the buy-bust operation in a subdivision on Elgi Street in Barangay San Agustin at 9:30 p.m.

Seized were two kilograms of dried marijuana leaves valued at P240,000, a weighing scale, cellphone, and vehicle used for the delivery of drugs.

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The suspects are now detained at the Novaliches police station while charges for violation of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 are being readied. (Editor: Eden Estopace)

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