Philippine National Police spokesperson Brig. Gen. Bernard Banac said it was the biggest drug seizure for the police in 2019.
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Cops seize P2.5 billion shabu, arrest Chinese national in Makati drug bust
Kristine Joy Patag (Philstar.com) - November 27, 2019 - 10:16am

MANILA, Philippines — In its biggest drug bust in 2019, the Philippine National Police seized P2.5 billion worth of shabu in Makati City on Tuesday night.

In a spot report, the PNP-Drug Enforcement Group confiscated 371 kilos of shabu, estimated to be worth P2.522 billion, in a drug bust in Brgy. San Antonio, Makati City.

The PNP-DEG, under Col. Romeo Caramat Jr., also arrested Liu Chao, a Chinese national, in the operation.

PNP spokesperson Brig. Gen. Bernard Banac told Philstar.com that Chao is currently in the custody of the PNP-DEG.

The Chinese national suspect would also undergo inquest proceeding today, Banac added.

The PNP is conducting a follow-up investigation to determine the scope of Chao's network in the illegal drug trade.

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