5 ‘drug traffickers’ in South Luzon yield P754,000 shabu
LUCENA CITY—More than P754,000 worth of “shabu” (crystal meth) was seized on Sunday and Monday from five alleged big-time drug traffickers during separate buy-bust operations in Cavite, Laguna, and Batangas provinces.
The Police Regional Office 4-A reported that members of the police drug enforcement unit in San Pablo City, Laguna, collared at 12:53 a.m. Monday Mark Aljon Sadsad in Barangay Concepcion.
Authorities found him possessing three plastic sachets of crystal meth with an estimated Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB) value of P374,000.
Anti-illegal drug operatives in Dasmariñas City in Cavite also busted Abdul Majeed Rascal, Anthony Rafanan, and Yusoff Diamla in a sting operation at 10:15 p.m. in Barangay Salawag.
The three suspects yielded seven sachets of shabu worth P310,500 in DDB valuation.
Meanwhile, Batangas City police nabbed at 11:20 p.m. Mark Gonzales in Barangay Poblacion 21.
Seized from the suspect were two sachets of meth with a DDB value of P70,380.
The authorities were tracking down the sources of illegal drugs peddled by the suspects, who were all detained and face charges of violating the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002. INQ
Subscribe to our daily newsletter
Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.