Woman nabbed for trying to smuggle shabu into Bohol jail

By: - Correspondent / @leoudtohanINQ
/ 07:32 PM July 09, 2019

TAGBILARAN CITY, Philippines — A woman was arrested here on Tuesday after she allegedly tried to smuggle sachets of shabu (crystal meth) into the Bohol District Jail (BDJ) in Barangay Cabawan here.

The suspect, Raysa Panis, 41, a resident of Barangay Cogon in Inabanga town, visited her husband Joseph Panis who was detained for illegal drug charges. She brought with her a bar of soap and some grocery items.


Jail guards, however, became suspicious when they noticed that the box of soap was tampered. On inspection, they discovered two sachets of shabu inserted inside the box. It weighed 50 grams with an estimated value of P340,000.

The woman was brought to the jail management’s office for questioning.


The suspect said her husband’s friend asked her to bring the grocery items. She denied knowledge of the contraband inside the box.

Charges for violation of Republic Act 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 are now being prepared against Panis. (Editor: Eden Estopace)

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