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BOC TURNS OVER TO PDEA P10-M WORTH OF AIRPORT SMUGGLED DRUGS



The Bureau of Customs (BOC) turned over to the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) 2 kilograms of shabu worth P10 million and 127 grams of “Kush” Weeds, a higher type of Marijuana.

The said drugs were sent as two different shipments from California, USA which were seized at the FEDEX warehouse at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA).

Packs of shabu and Kush marijuana were found concealed inside a box of toy doll and a Lego toy box.

According to BOC Commissioner Isidro Lapeña, drug syndicates might be using different ways to smuggle illicit drugs into the country.

PDEA Agent Gerald Javier said, they are looking into the possibility that the drugs came from neighboring countries of the US such as Mexico.

The shipments' consignees were identified as Savannah Valdez of General Trias Cavite and Emmerson Cruz Medina of Quezon City.

Lapeña said, the consignees were found to be non-existent as of the moment but are still subject to investigation.