P363,000 ‘shabu’ seized in Masbate buy-bust | Inquirer News

P363,000 ‘shabu’ seized in Masbate buy-bust

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Shabu in sachet. File Photo

LEGAZPI CITY—Anti-illegal drugs operatives seized P363,000 worth of “shabu” (crystal meth) from a notorious drug personality arrested in a buy-bust operation Thursday in Uson town in Masbate province.

Masbate police said Nestor Arzula Jr., a fish vendor, was arrested after selling a sachet of shabu worth P23,000 to an undercover agent in Barangay Buenavista around 7 p.m.

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Police and agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency also recovered seven more sachets of shabu weighing 50 grams worth P340,000 during the body search.

The suspect is in the custody of Uson police and will face charges for violating the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002. INQ

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