Authorities In Philippines Arrest 3 Nigerians With Banned Drugs

Richard Ginika Izuora

Authorities in Philippine have arrested three Nigerians with banned substances.

The three suspects were identified as Benjamin Enemuo, 28; Chidubem Nwonu, 22 and Ifeanyi Ofoma, 22.

They were nabbed in two separate drug busts in Cavite on Monday night by agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA); a medium based in Manila reports.

The authorities seized some P10.8 million worth of crystal meth and marijuana from the men.

The PDEA said the first buy-bust operation was conducted at 9pm. Monday, in Barangay Navarro; General Trias City. This resulted in the arrest of Enemuo and Nwonu.

The arrest of the suspects yielded a kilogram of crystal meth worth an estimated P6.8 million. Around 11:30pm, a second sting operation was conducted in Barangay Bacao I, General Trias City, which resulted in Ofoma’s arrest.

Also recovered from Ofoma was some 5,000 grams of marijuana worth P600,000; 500 grams of shabu worth some P3.4 million and a digital weighing scale.

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