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BOC-Naia seizes P4.5 M shabu stashed in biscuit cans 

By: - Reporter / @KHallareINQ
/ 11:32 AM July 30, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Bureau of Customs – Ninoy Aquino International Airport (BOC-Naia)  seized some P4.5 million worth of “shabu” stashed inside two cans of chocolate wafers.

In a statement on Thursday, the BOC-Naia said that the illegal drugs were seized last July 22 while Customs examiners were conducting a physical examination of unclaimed cargoes at the Naia Customs bonded warehouses.

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The seized drugs were consigned to a resident of Hagonoy, who was not identified. The package was sent from Las Vegas, Nevada, the BOC-Naia said.

Field tests conducted by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) also confirmed the white crystalline substance as shabu.

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Aside from the two cans of chocolate wafers, where the illegal drugs were hidden, the BOC-Naia also found chocolates, a stuffed toy, candy, slippers, and socks inside the examined cargo.

The confiscated drugs were turned over to the PDEA for further profiling and case build-up .

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