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2, including minor, arrested for transporting marijuana in Benguet

/ 06:21 PM August 04, 2019

BAGUIO CITY–Two persons, including a minor, were arrested while allegedly transporting marijuana bricks in Tublay, Benguet on Saturday (Aug. 3), police said.

Authorities said they flagged down a Baguio-bound bus from Bontoc after they were tipped off that it carried two suspected drug couriers.

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Police Capt. Eddie Buclig, chief of Tublay police, identified the suspects as Aldren Bombio Rabutan, 20, a student, and a male minor, both from Metro Manila.

Seized from the suspects were a total of 35 dried marijuana bricks worth of P4.2 million that were placed in two backpacks. Kimberlie Quitasol/TSB

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