P1.5 million worth of suspected 'shabu' seized in Zamboanga

Jewel Reyes, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Sep 18 2018 07:51 PM

Authorities recovered 2 packs of suspected illegal drugs worth P1.5 million in Zamboanga Sibugay, Monday. PDEA-Zamboanga Peninsula

Authorities seized P1.5 million worth of suspected shabu in a drug raid in Kabasalan town, Zamboanga Sibugay on Monday.

A suspect identified as Jamil Asmad was killed, a minor was arrested, and another suspect managed to escape during the raid, according to the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency-Zamboanga Peninsula.

The suspect who managed to escape was not named for investigation and manhunt purposes. 

Authorities recovered 2 packs of suspected illegal drugs, a caliber .45 handgun, and its magazine and ammunition. 

The minor was turned over to the local social welfare department.