CIDG operatives seized on Thursday some P5.4 million worth of shabu during an operation in a remote village in Medellin town in Cebu. The raid was carried out by joint elements of the CIDG7-Special Operation Team (SOT), Medellin Municipal Police Station and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency. The target of the buy bust operation – John Niel Cabatingan alias Chamik – managed to escape before the raiding team arrived. Operatives seized some 49 sachets of shabu weighing about 1.3 kilos. Also confiscated were assorted drug paraphernalia for repacking of the prohibited and cash amounting to P33,350.