PhP 4.8 million worth of shabu seized in Cebu buy-bust operations

The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) has seized PhP 4.8 million worth of shabu as five “big time” drug pushers were collared in multiple buy –bust operations in Cebu City.

According to PDEA Director General Aaron Aquino, three operations launched by the Region 7 of the agency operatives have yielded more than 700 grams of shabu with an estimated street value of PhP 4,830,000.

Teresita Evangelista, 56 was caught on act packing 13 pieces of heat-sealed transparent plastic packs containing shabu, weighing more or less 650 grams worth PhP 3.9 million at South Bus Terminal along N. Bacalso Avenue, Cebu City. In addition, Leo Oliveros, 33, and Eric Castro, 35, were arrested in Banawa Street in Barangay Guadalupe, Cebu City after PDEA agents discovered they were carrying three packs of shabu worth PhP 630,000, the PDEA chief said.

Moreover, Arvin Postrero, 32, and Sheilamar dela Torre, 29, were nabbed for carrying six pieces of transparent plastic sachets of shabu worth P300,000, Aquino said.

These “big time” pushers would be charged for slae of dangerous drugs, possession of dangerous drugs and conspiracy to sell dangerous drugs in violation of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drigs Act of 2002, according to PDEA Chief General Aaron Aquino.

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