Department of Interior Local Government (DILG) OIC Edurdo Año and Philippine National Police (PNP) Police Director General Oscar Albayalde presented 24 kilograms of the Metamphetamine Hydrochloride commonly known as shabu worth PHP163 million.
The illegal drugs sealed in several plastic packaging labelled as tea were seized during a follow up operation by Caloocan City Police Station (CPS) Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU) on June 12.
Caloocan CPS-DEU conducted a buy bust operation inside a parked car in front of the Manila Central University (MCU) afternoon of June 12 where Luzviminda Basilio and Jocelyn Santos were arrested.
Hours after the arrest, anti drug operatives conducted a follow up operation at No. 2641 Interior 21 Pasig Line, Barangay 778, Zone 85, Sta Ana, Manila.
In Sta. Ana, Manila, Ian Akira Calabio and Ruby Calabio were arrested. Also, the 24 kilograms of shabu inside a silver colored luggage were seized.