Over P141 million worth of shabu hidden in speakers seized in Pasay

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Posted at Dec 18 2019 07:04 PM

The illegal drugs, which weighed up to 20.8 kilograms, were concealed in two parcels which were declared as speakers and shipped from the United States. Handout

MANILA - Authorities seized more than P141 million worth of shabu in a warehouse in Pasay City on Wednesday.

In a statement, the Bureau of Customs (BOC) said the illegal drugs, which weighed up to 20.8 kilograms, were concealed in two parcels that were declared as speakers and shipped from the United States.

The seized contraband will be sent to the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) for further investigation, the BOC said.

Importation of illegal drugs is a crime punishable under Republic Act 9165 (Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002) in relation to RA 10863 (Customs Modernization and Tariff Act).