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Pregnant woman busted for drugs in Quezon City

By: - Reporter / @CMarquezINQ
/ 02:36 PM September 18, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — A seven-month pregnant woman was arrested after yielding P30,000-worth of suspected shabu during a buy-bust operation in Quezon City on Tuesday night, police said.

A report from the Masambong police station identified the suspect as Mira Bastiner, who was included in the drug watchlist of the national police’s Directorate for Intelligence (DI).

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According to the police report, Masambong police officers conducted the drug near Bastiner’s house in West Riverside Street, Barangay Damayan at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday.

“‘Yan talaga trabaho niya, magbenta ng drugs. Nasa DI watchlist, indeed she is into drugs,” Lt. Col. Rodrigo Soriano told INQUIRER.net in a text message.

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Aside from the shabu, authorities seized from the suspect the marked money worth P500.

The 44-year-old suspect is currently at the police station’s female detention cell while charges for violation of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 are being readied against her. /kga

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