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Nearly 70 kilos of ‘shabu’ seized in Bulacan raid Sunday

/ 08:07 PM May 15, 2016
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Shabu. NIÑO JESUS ORBETA/INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

CAMP GENERAL ALEJO S. SANTOS — Nearly 70 kilos of suspected shabu (methampethamine hydrochloride) were confiscated on Sunday from three people who were arrested in a buy-bust operation of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and the police in Sta. Maria town in Bulacan.

Leonardo Pedroso, 39; Christian Ultra, 22; and a 16-year-old boy were caught in the operation that began at 10:30 a.m.

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Supt. Angel Garcillano, Sta. Maria police chief, said 12 kilos of suspected shabu were recovered in the operation along Bypass Road at Sta. Clara village, while 57.5 kilos of the drug were recovered inside the suspects’ rented house also in the same village.

Citing results of initial investigations, Garcillano said the suspects were originally from Tondo in Manila. They rented a room on May 13, two days before they were detained and placed under PDEA custody.  SFM

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