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PDEA seizes P7.4-M ‘shabu’ in separate drug stings in Rizal, Cebu

/ 10:40 PM August 28, 2020

‘AWOL soldier,’ 1 other nabbed for shabu in QC

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) seized P7.4-million worth of shabu, or crystal meth, following two different anti-drug operations in the provinces of Rizal and Cebu.

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PDEA said in its report on Friday that a buy-bust operation was conducted in Binangonan, Rizal, by operatives from PDEA’s Rizal provincial office and its regional office in the National Capital Region.

Six plastic bags containing 600 grams of a crystalline substance believed to be shabu, were recovered on Thursday from suspect Francisco Fereira, who was a resident in a nearby town of Angono.

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The confiscated illegal substance was estimated to be worth P4.080 million.  Aside from the substance, the marked money used to buy the illegal drugs and a cellular phone were recovered from Fereira.

In another buy-bust operation at Sitio Univille, Barangay Kasambagan, Cebu City, 57 small sachets of suspected shabu, weighing 500 grams, were recovered from suspect Neil Sidra Mayor.

The drugs were said to have a street value of P3.4 million.

PDEA operatives said that Mayor’s case was referred to them through PDEA’s social media page.

Both suspects will be facing charges for violations of various sections of the Republic Act No. 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.

JPV

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