Shabu worth P1M seized in Rizal buy-bust | Inquirer News

Shabu worth P1M seized in Rizal buy-bust

P540K shabu seized from 2 traffickers in Rizal bust


LUCENA CITY — More than P1 million worth of shabu (crystal meth) was seized from two alleged big-time illegal drug traffickers in a buy-bust operation on Tuesday night in Rodriguez town in Rizal province.

In a report on Wednesday, Jan. 31, the Region 4A police said the members of the local drug enforcement unit arrested alias “Joven” and “Edelyn” at 10:45 p.m. after they sold P5,000 worth of shabu to a poseur buyer in a transaction in Barangay Balite.


Police said the suspects yielded 10 plastic sachets and one knot-tied ice bag containing 150 grams of shabu with an estimated Dangerous Drugs Board value of P1,020,000 at P6,800 per gram.


READ: Shabu worth P1.2M seized in Cavite, Rizal buy-busts

Police were conducting further investigations to determine the suspects’ source of the illegal drugs.

Police tagged both suspects as “high-value individuals” in the illegal drug trade.

The suspects were detained and are facing charges of violating the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.

READ: 4 suspects yield shabu worth over P1M in Rizal, Cavite busts

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