10 kilos of shabu seized in Pasay

Posted at 02/27/2014 1:35 PM | Updated as of 02/27/2014 4:43 PM

MANILA (UPDATED) – Three suspected drug pushers, one male and two females, were arrested in a buy-bust operation in Roxas Boulevard, Pasay City Thursday morning.

Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Director General Arturo Cacdac Jr. identified the arrested suspects as Ali "Rambo" Lell, and females Marylene A. Inos and Jean B. Apor, from Bacoor, Cavite.

PDEA agents seized from the suspects 10 kilograms of shabu with a street value of around P50 million.

The illegal drugs were placed in separate one-kilogram packs which were gift-wrapped by the suspects.

The three suspects refused to comment on their arrest.

They will be charged with possession and sale of illegal drugs, both direct violations of sections 5 and 11 of Republic Act 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act. -- reports from Johnson Manabat, dzMM; Pia Gutierrez, ABS-CBN News