500 kilos of suspected shabu found at Manila port

Maan Macapagal, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Aug 07 2018 06:50 PM | Updated as of Aug 08 2018 12:49 AM

MANILA—Some 500 kilos of suspected shabu were found Tuesday inside an unclaimed container van at the Manila International Container Terminal. 

Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency Director General Aaron Aquino said the abandoned van was found 10 a.m. Tuesday.

Authorities opened the container at 4 p.m. and discovered the illegal drugs hidden inside metal scrap lifters. 

The container van allegedly originated from Malaysia and was left unclaimed when it arrived in Manila, authorities said.

(More details to follow.)