PDEA: 500-M worth of drugs seized and burnt down

The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency has seized and burnt down a total of PhP 500-million worth of drugs on Thursday, January 25, 2018.

An estimated 120-kilo of illegal drugs has been seized at Dagupan, Bulacan, and cities of Metro Manila. According to PDEA, 92% of the seized drugs are “shabu”.

There are 20,000 barangays are still covered of the illegal drugs problem in the country. The “shabu” drug is spearheading these set of illegal drugs according to PDEA chief Aaron Aquino.

Aquino also noted that these seized illegal drugs are being destroyed to assure the public that these are not being “recycled” to make profit out of it. The most recent drug destruction was held at the Clean Leaf International Corporation compound in Malabon.

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