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PNP, PDEA seize P68M worth of 'shabu' hidden in tea packs in Batangas

PNP, PDEA seize P68M worth of 'shabu' hidden in tea packs in Batangas

MANILA, Philippines — Joint operatives of the Philippine National Police (PNP) and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) confiscated Monday P68 million worth of suspected “shabu” concealed in tea packs in Lipa City, Batangas.

According to Batangas police, the 10 bags of “shabu” weighing 1 kilogram each or a total of 10 kilograms were seized from the house of Eugene Fernandez, who was also arrested during the enforcement of a search warrant around 1 p.m.

Aside from the confiscated illegal drugs, authorities also seized from the suspect a caliber .45-pistol and a magazine with eight bullets, a dried marijuana leaf, two fully-grown marijuana plants in a pot, and a digital weighing scale. (Editor: Katherine G. Adraneda)