LOOK: Laptops, phones, drugs seized in Cebu jail

Donna Lavares, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Feb 28 2017 11:22 AM

CEBU - Illegal drugs, gadgets, and cash amounting to almost P100,000 were confiscated from Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center inmates during a surprise inspection before the crack of dawn Tuesday.

At least 19 small and medium sachets of suspected shabu, 80 mobile phones, laptops, DVD players, sharp and pointed weapons and P94, 721, were seized by operatives of the Philippine National Police and members of the Armed Forces, Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) regional director Yogi Ruiz said.

He said some of the contraband items were found inside the cell of high-profile inmate and suspected drug lord Alvaro "Barok" Alvaro.

All contraband items have been brought to the PDEA office for inventory and proper disposition.