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P598-M ‘shabu’ seized in Samar, 6 suspects arrested

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.

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