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P.5M shabu seized in Quezon

February 7, 2023 Gemi Formaran 310 views

CANDELARIA, Quezon – Police operatives on Tuesday arrested a former inmate following the seizure of more than half a million pesos worth of illegal drugs during a drug bust at Purok 4, Barangay Mangilag Sur, here.

Quezon Police director Col. Ledon Monte said the suspect, of Parañaque City and presently residing in Bgy. Malabanban Norte, Candelaria was captured during the operation.

Monte said the drug suspect yielded two plastic sachets of shabu weighing 25.5 grams with a street value of P520,200 and a marked P500 bill.

He said operatives of Candelaria Police Station under Lt. Col. Dennis de Leon carried out the buy-bust.

Monte recalled that on October 1, 2020, the suspect was also arrested for pushing illegal drugs in Muntinlupa City.

In a follow-up operation at the said place, the same police team arrested another drug suspect who yielded 5.2 grams of shabu worth P108,120 and the marked money.

The suspects were placed behind bars and were charged with violations of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.