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P54 M shabu seized from foreigner at NAIA

By: - Reporter / @FMOrellanaINQ
/ 01:07 PM October 07, 2019

AIRPORT DRUG BUST – Customs authorities inspect packs of shabu recovered from the luggage of a foreign female passenger who arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Monday morning. (Photo courtesy of PDEA)

MANILA, Philippines – The Bureau of Customs (BOC) seized an estimated P54 million worth of illegal drugs from an Indonesian national at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Monday morning.

A Customs officer discovered some 8 kilos of shabu in the luggage of Agnes Alexandra, who arrived from a flight from Siam Reap, Cambodia at 2:30 a.m.

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The BOC and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) confirmed that the contraband seized from the Indonesian was shabu or crystal meth.

The foreigner was turned over to PDEA authorities.

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She will be charged with violation of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act and the Customs Modernization and Tariff Act. /gsg

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