217 kilos of marijuana seized in QC, 3 arrested
Anti-narcotics operatives of the Philippine National Police (PNP) seized some 217 kilos of marijuana in a buy-bust in Quezon City on Sunday morning.
They were identified as businesswoman Dianne Irene Rodriguez Cambalicer, 37; Louie Mark Cuballes Cuerdo, 29; and Angelo Buenaventura Pascual, 22.Brig. Gen. Vicente Danao, director of the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO), said the operation stemmed from an intelligence report about the buying and selling of marijuana in bulk at the Balintawak area. The items are believed to be directly coming from the Cordilleras.
A buy-bust was then mapped out and resulted in the confiscation of marijuana in front of a heavy equipment and supply store on EDSA in Barangay Apolonio Samson in Balintawak at around 8 a.m. on Sunday.Seized were 217 kilos of dried marijuana leaves with a street value of P26 million.Read more: Manila Bulletin News »
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