2 Nigerians, 4 others yield shabu worth P204K in Pampanga bust
MABALACAT CITY, Pampanga – Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) agents arrested two Nigerian men and their four companions who allegedly yielded some P204,000 worth of shabu (crystal meth) in a buy-bust operation here before midnight on Thursday, June 17.
In a statement, PDEA-3 information officer Glenn Guillermo identified the arrested foreigners as Kingsly Anaelechi, 37, resident of Barangay Dau here, and Nelson Okafor Jr., 25, resident of Barangay San Rafael, Tarlac City.
He said the duo was with April Wright, 25; Eric Desuyo, 29; Norwin Carpio, 20; and Ralph Joseph Yalung, 25, all residents of this city, inside an alleged drug den at Sitio Villa Teodora in Dau.
It was learned that around 11:30 p.m. on Thursday, PDEA-Pampanga operatives stormed the alleged drug den after an agent managed to buy shabu from the foreigners.
PDEA-Pampanga agents allegedly confiscated from the suspects some 30 grams of shabu, some 30 grams of dried marijuana leaves worth P3,600, 2 grams of high-grade kush marijuana with an estimated street price of P2,000, and assorted drug paraphernalia.
The arrested suspects are facing charges for violation of Republic Act 9165, also known as the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002. INQ
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