PDEA seizes P2.5M shabu in Parañaque bust | Inquirer News

PDEA seizes P2.5M shabu in Parañaque bust

By: - Reporter / @JLeonenINQ
/ 11:45 AM February 26, 2018
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Shabu. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Government anti-drug operatives have confiscated about P2.5 million worth of methamphetamine hydrochloride, commonly known as shabu, in a buy-bust operation in Paraňaque City.

The suspected drug pusher, identified as Hadjinor Norayda, was caught peddling the drugs in a fast food chain along Quirino Avenue in Baclaran.

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Aaron Aquino, director general of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA), said in a statement that Norayda was arrested on February 18, Sunday, after transacting with an undercover agent who had acted as a poseur-buyer.

“Confiscated during the operation were suspected shabu, weighing more or less 500 grams, with an estimated market value of P2,500,000.00,” Aquino said in a statement on Monday.

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Norayda would be charged for sale of dangerous drugs in violation of Article II of Republic Act 9165 or the “Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002,” the PDEA chief added. /cbb

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