₱3.4M in ‘shabu’ seized in Manila

MORE than P3 million worth of crystal meth or shabu were seized in two separate drug busts, the Manila Police District (MPD) said on Thursday.

In a statement, MPD Director Leo Francisco reported that Abdulaman Buisan, 41, was arrested in a buy-bust operation in Malate.

Seized from the suspect were 367.6 grams of shabu, which the Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB) priced at ₱2,499,680.

Police also arrested Sarah Manonog and Marissa Manansala, both of legal age, in a drug sting in Tondo, according to Francisco.

Confiscated from their possession were 155 grams of shabu with a DDB value of ₱1,088,000.

The suspects face charges of violation of Republic Act 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.