PDEA confiscates P70K worth of shabu Print
Tuesday, 18 July 2017 11:51

Agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) confiscated 50 grams of shabu worth P70,000 from a suspect during a drug buy bust operation in Purok 2, Panama Drive in barangay Mampang last Thursday.

PDEA Regional Director Lyndon P. Aspacio identified the suspect as Esiram Hajihil y Asi, 51 years old, married and a resident of barangay Mampang.

Hajihil was arrested after the exchange of shabu between him and undercover PDEA agents.

PDEA agents were able to confiscate one plastic sachet of suspected shabu weighing 48.9 grams, boodle money consisting of a P1,000 bill and sixty nine pieces of P1,000 fake bills, and an envelope where the marked money was placed.

A complaint for violation of Section 5 (selling of illegal drugs, Article II of RA 9165, otherwise known as the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 is being filed in court against the suspects.  (Dan Toribio)