SIX people were arrested and P598 million worth of shabu (methamphetamine hydrochloride) were confiscated in Gandara, Samar, police reported on Friday.
Brig. Gen. Dionardo Carlos, Region 8 director ,identified the suspects as Cesar Uy, Jarred Axcel Elaran, Steven Perez, Leonard De los Reyes, Elbert Abella, and Jeralou Rapuela.
In a joint operation of the Regional Drug Enforcement Unit (RDEU) and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in Region 8, the suspects were arrested in Barangay Buñagan at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday.
All suspects are now under the custody of the Philippine National Police (PNP) and are under investigation.