P20.4 million worth of shabu seized in Sulu drug bust
MANILA, Philippines — An estimated P20 million worth of illegal drugs were seized by authorities in a drug bust operation on Sunday in Sulu, police said.
The operation also led to the arrest of Ejek Ali Abduhalim, 44, a resident of Brgy. Bas-Nonok in Lugus town, the Philippine National Police said in a statement.
Members of the Indanan municipal police station, 11th and 35th Mobile Intelligence Battalion and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency conducted the arrests.
“Seized from the suspect were one paper bag with more or less three kilograms of suspected shabu with a value of P20.4 million and two mobile phones,” the PNP said.
The suspect is facing charges for violating Republic Act 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.
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