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P2.4-M worth of marijuana bricks seized in Cavite, 4 arrested

By: - Reporter / @CMarquezINQ
/ 10:08 AM July 10, 2019

Four suspects arrested over P2.4 million marijuana bricks in Cavite. /Dasmariñas Police

MANILA, Philippines — Four suspected drug traffickers were arrested while some P2.4 million worth of marijuana bricks were seized by police and agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) during a bust in Cavite on Tuesday afternoon.

Police identified those arrested as Albert Abogadie, 28;  Don Ragracias, 35; Mary Rose Dela Peñas, 27; and Raymond Austria, 20.

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Elements from the Dasmariñas police and PDEA conducted the buy-bust operation at Barangay Salitran 3 in Dasmariñas City at 3:10 p.m.

Seized in the bust were 120 kilograms of marijuana bricks, a Nissan Urvan (NOH-767) and marked money worth P200.

The seized evidence were brought to the Dasmariñas police station as charges for violation of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 are being prepared against those arrested. (Editor: Mike U. Frialde)

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