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Makati sting yields P2.7-M illegal drugs from Nigerian, Filipina partner

/ 07:37 PM June 10, 2021
Rowena Reyes and her Nigerian live-in partner Lucky Chinwe Ugboaga hold a copy of the police report indicating their arrest following a buy-bust operation in Makati City.

An undercover police officer (extreme right in white civilian attire) hands over a police report indicating the list of evidence confiscated from Rowena Reyes (left) and her Nigerian live-in partner Lucky Chinwe Ugboaga (middle) following a buy-bust operation in Makati City. Photo courtesy of Southern Police District.

MANILA, Philippines — A Nigerian and her Filipina live-in partner were caught in possession of suspected shabu or crystal meth worth P2.7 million during a Makati sting on Thursday, authorities reported.

Makati police identified the suspects as Lucky Chinwe Ugboaga, and Rowena Reyes, both of legal age and residents of Dasmariñas, Cavite.

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The live-in couple were arrested in a buy-bust operation at Kalayaan Avenue, Brgy. West Rembo, Makati City around 1:30 in the morning.

Seized from the two are suspected shabu weighing 400 grams with an estimated value of P2,720,000, along with 149 pieces of P1,000 bill, which served as the buy-bust money.

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The two suspects are facing charges in violation of the Republic Act 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.

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