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Agents seize P2-m shabu parcels at NAIA complex

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Government agents at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport intercepted two shipments of methamphetamine hydrochloride, locally known as shabu, worth more than P2 million.

A team from NAIA Inter-Agency Drug Interdiction Task Group seized the parcels following an operation at the DHL Cargo Warehouse, NAIA Complex in Pasay City on Thursday.

One of the shipments was misdeclared as “business documents” shipped by a certain Marbella of Barangay Tunasan, Muntinlupa City and consigned to a resident of Via Dell Arcadia 79 Rome, Italy.

The authorities inspected the shipment and discovered plastic sachets each containing shabu, with a total gross weight of 100 grams worth P680,000.

The other shipment, misdeclared as “kitchen wall stickers” and shipped by a Molino, Bacoor resident and consigned to one Cui of Koror, Palau, was found to contain 207.9 grams worth P1,413,720.


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