P649,000 worth of illegal drugs seized in Cebu; 3 arrested

Joworski Alipon, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Jul 01 2018 12:36 AM

Authorities seize 5 packs of substances believed to be shabu, P145,000 in cash and other items from the suspects arrested in Talisay City, Cebu on Saturday. ABS-CBN News

TALISAY CITY, Cebu—Authorities seized P649,000 worth of illegal drugs from 3 suspects in Barangay Lawaan here on Saturday afternoon.

The names of those arrested, all from Mindanao, were withheld for a follow-up investigation.

Five packs of suspected shabu, a money counter, a bank book with deposit money, and P145,000 in cash were seized from the suspects.

Provincial Intelligence Branch (PIB)-Cebu believes the suspects may be involved in a large-scale drug operation.