MANILA -- Authorities seized a total of PHP1.1 billion worth of shabu and arrested four suspects, including three Chinese nationals, in separate buy-bust operations in Muntinlupa on Tuesday.
PNP spokesperson Col. Bernard Banac identified the suspects as Chua Kian Kok, 43; Go Kei Kei, 40; Li Zhao Yang, 19; and Emmanuel Pascual, 79.
Chua, Go and Pascual were arrested by Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and Station Drug Enforcement Unit of the Muntinlupa City police station at the parking lot of Festival Mall, which resulted in the seizure of 43.5 kilograms of shabu worth PHP295 million at around 5:30 p.m.
An hour later, authorities arrested Li and confiscated another 123 kilograms of shabu worth PHP836 million in a follow-up operation inside the Ayala Alabang Village.
Also seized during the operation were a green Honda Civic (WSB 955) and marked money amounting to PHP2.1 million.
The suspects will face cases for violation of Section 5, 11, 12, 14 and 15, Article II of RA 9165 (Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002). (PNA)
Photo from PDEA/Rappler