Police seize P600,000 worth of drugs from suspects
POLICE arrested 25 people and seized P642,400 worth of illegal drugs in separate operations in the metro in the past two days.
About grams of crystal meth or shabu worth about P136,000 were confiscated from eight suspects in the village of Pasong Putik yesterday, Brigadier General Ronnie Montejo, Quezon City Police District director, said in a statement.
The suspects were caught during a sting where they sold shabu to a policeman posing as a buyer.
In the village of Novaliches Proper, seven suspects including three minors were caught in a drug session inside an apartelle along Quirino Highway at around 2 a.m. yesterday.
Police seized about 26 grams of shabu worth P176,800 and assorted drug paraphernalia.
Meanwhile, 28 grams of cocaine worth P148,400 were seized during a sting in the village of South Triangle at around 1:15 a.m. yesterday.
Police apprehended two suspects while they were transacting with a cop who posed as a buyer in front of a convenience store along Timog Avenue.
In Bagumbuhay village, two drug suspects were arrested in a drug bust on Monday at around 10:40 p.m. Police seized a kilo of marijuana worth P120,000.
Meanwhile, three suspected pushers were arrested and P30,600 worth of shabu were confiscated from them in separate raids in Pasig City yesterday.
The Eastern Police District said two people were caught with three grams of shabu worth P20,400 in the village of Manggahan at around 3 a.m.
In Rosario village, police arrested a suspect and seized 1.5 grams of shabu worth P10,200 from him at around 2:45 in the morning. — Emmanuel Tupas, Philippine Star