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Cops raid Korean chemist’s ‘drug lab’ in Quezon City

By: - Reporter / @CMarquezINQ
12:39 PM December 04, 2019
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Authorities seized pieces of evidence at a suspected drug laboratory in a condominium unit in Quezon City./NCRPO PIO

MANILA, Philippines — Authorities raided on Tuesday a rented condominium unit in Quezon City allegedly being used as a drug laboratory, police said.

In a report on Wednesday, National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) said authorities arrested Korean national Jungkil Kim, 57, who according to police, is the owner of the suspected drug laboratory.

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Elements of the National Bureau Investigation (NBI), Manila Police District and Masambong police station served the search warrant against Jungkil in Barangay Sto. Cristo at 3 p.m.

NCRPO acting chief Brig. Gen. Debold Sinas said Jungkil is likely a chemist, noting that the condominium unit was set-up as a drug laboratory.

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Seized from the condominium unit were laboratory instruments; drug paraphernalia; chemicals; and 11 packs of a white crystalline substance.

Jungkil and seized evidence are now under police custody while the NBI is filing  appropriate charges against the Korean national.

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