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Convicted drug lord Boratong rushed to hospital—police source

/ 06:49 PM May 14, 2014

MANILA, Philippines—A convicted drug lord and owner of a former drug market in Pasig City was rushed to a hospital Tuesday night after falling ill, a police source who requested anonymity said Wednesday.

The source, who cannot be identified because he wasn’t authorized to talk to media, said in a text message that Amin Imam Boratong was diagnosed with coronary artery disease and for having fatty liver. He was brought to Medical City also in Pasig.

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Boratong and his second wife, Sheryl Molera Boratong, were convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment in 2009 for operating a P900-million, 2,000-square-meter drug market in Mapayapa Compound in Pasig that came to be known as “shabu (methamphetamine hydrochloride) tiangge”.

Boratong has been detained at the New Bilibid Prisons in Muntinlupa City.

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