3 nabbed, P49-M shabu seized in Parañaque buy-bust

By Christopher Lloyd Caliwan

June 20, 2023, 6:41 pm

<p><em>(Photo courtesy of PDEA)</em></p>

(Photo courtesy of PDEA)

MANILA – Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) operatives seized close to PHP49 million worth of shabu in a buy-bust operation in Parañaque City on Tuesday afternoon.

Citing initial reports, the agency said three suspects -- Normina Nandang Egoy, Alfredo Ogali Egoy and Alvino Ogali Egoy -- were arrested during the operation at Lot 5, Block 11 Camella Homes in Parañaque City at around 2:30 p.m.

Operatives from the PDEA National Capital Region (NCR) Northern District Office, PDEA Southern District Office and the National Capital Region Police Office - Regional Drug Enforcement Unit (RDEU) seized around seven kilos of shabu worth PHP48.96 million, assorted drug paraphernalia (weighing scale, plastics, lighter), seven mobile phones, notebooks, bank deposit slips, several financial documents and automated teller machine (ATM) cards from the suspects.

The suspects will face charges for violation of Republic Act 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002. (PNA)