NBI seizes P15M worth of ‘cookie monster’ ecstacy pills
The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) on Monday seized P15 million worth of pink and blue “cookie monster” ecstacy pills in a raid in Makati City Friday evening.
Arrested in the entrapment operation by the NBI-Anti-llegal Drugs Division (NBI-AIDD) was Dutch national Martin
De Fong, alleged distributor of the confiscated illegal drugs.
De Fong was identified by an informant at Rogue’s Bar in Makati as the supplier of ecstacy pills in the area.
Atty. Joel Tovera, head of NBI-AIDD, said De Fong did not resist arrest and volunteered information on the source of the drugs. He also surrendered 5,203 ecstacy tablets being sold for P2,500 each.
Tovera said De Fong revealed that the ecstacy pills are imported from The Netherlands and each shipment contains 50,000 pieces.
“How often these shipments are depends on how fast they dispose of the previous shipment,” Tovera said.
De Fong also identified a certain Cornelius Meskars, another Dutch national. However, Meskars has been missing since he was allegedly abducted in Angeles, Pampanga two months ago.
A case for violation of Republic Act 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002, particularly Section 5 for sale, trading, administration, dispensation, delivery, distribution and transportation of dangerous drugs, Section 11 for possession and Section 12 for possession of drug paraphernalia will be filed against De Fong, officials said. RAM/rga
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