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2 suspects die, P244-M shabu seized in Parañaque drug bust

By: - Reporter / @CMarquezINQ
/ 02:24 AM June 07, 2020
Drug bust confiscated items

P244.8 million worth of crystal meth confiscated in a drug bust in Parañaque which led to the death of two drug suspects on June 6, 2020. (Photo from the Public Information Office of the PNP)

MANILA, Philippines — Law enforcers confiscated more than P244 million worth of crystal meth after killing two suspects in a shootout in Parañaque City on Saturday afternoon.

Director-General Wilkins Villanueva of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) said the buy-bust operation was hatched against Jin Long Cai and Danny Apiga.

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Villanueva said the Philippine National Police (PNP) Drug Enforcement Group Special Operations Unit 4 andgents of PDEA National Capital Region conducted the bust on Diosdado Macapagal Boulevard at 4:30 p.m.

The bust led to a shootout between lawmen and the suspects, who died later, according to a responding medical team from Parañaque Fire and Rescue.

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Seized at scene of the operations were 36 kilograms of shabu sealed with Chinese packaging valued at P244.8 million, marked money worth P2 million, two .45-caliber pistols, and a Kia sedan.

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