Sniffer dog detects P210,000 worth of ‘shabu’ at Zamboanga airport

Sniffer dog Bunny detects from an outbound package in Zamboanga International Airport shabu worth P210,000

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MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) on Tuesday said one of its sniffer dogs detected suspected “shabu” from an outbound package in Zamboanga International Airport.

The PCG said its dog named “Bunny” showed a positive indication on a particular package at around 12:50 p.m. on Tuesday.

“Upon opening the package, the PCG K9 Team Zamboanga and other airport authorities found 14 sachets (five grams each) containing white crystalline substances suspected as methamphetamine, commonly known as shabu,” PCG said in a statement.

The PCG said the estimated market value of the seized illegal drug is P210,000.

According to the PCG, Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency operatives took over the case for further investigation.


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