Shabu worth P204M seized; 3 pushers fall

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    Illegal drugs. Chemists from the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency check packages of shabu and other drugs that were destroyed at an incineration facility in Trece Martires, Cavite. PHOTO BY ROLLY SALVADOR

    THIRTY 30 kilos of suspected shabu worth P204 million were seized and three drug pushers were arrested by anti-narcotics operatives in a buy-bust operation in Paranaque City on Wednesday night.

    The suspects were identified as Suboh Omal Abdul, 20; Alvin Abdul Amiril, 40, residents of Barangay Upper Bicutan, Taguig City; and Ebrahim Dimakiling, 33, of Western Bicutan, also in Taguig City.

    An initial report from the PDEA said Abdul and Amiril were nabbed in a buy-bust operation in Barangay Don Bosco, Paranaque City at around 6:30 p.m. The duo yielded 12 kilos of shabu, worth P81.6 million.

    A follow-up operation led to the arrest of Dimakiling in Taguig City at around 10 p.m.

    The report said Dimakiling “made a delivery that led to his arrest” and confiscation of 18 kilos of shabu worth P122.4 million.

    A jobless man was arrested in a buy-bust operation in Marikina City on Wednesday night, with P54,400 worth of suspected shabu seized.

    Col. Restituto Arcangel, local police chief, identified the suspect as Joey Namiceria, 29, of Barangay Nangka. His brother Jojo, 30, manage to escape and is now the subject of a manhunt operation.

    Seized from Namiceria were 18 sachets of suspected shabu. – with Christian Oineza