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Php1 million worth of shabu seized in latest drug buy bust in Manila

A sachet of shabu (FILE PHOTO)

Authorities were able to confiscate Php1 million worth of shabu during a buy bust operation by the joint forces of the Manila Police District and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Juan Luna St., Binondo, Manila early Wednesday morning.

During the said operation, Ronald Ocampo, Gerald Alvarez, and Jennifer Berdugo were also arrested.

Berdugo is allegedly a high-value target op the Philippine National Police.  A member of Berdugo’s family even served as one of the drug couriers, and was caught with 50 grams of shabu during the meet-up.

Confiscated from the suspects include 150 grams of shabu with street value of Php1.1 million, Php 150,000 worth of pseudo-money and a cellphone used by the suspects in their illegal transactions.

(with Emiecille Villanueva)

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