Police arrest Chinese escapee in Batangas shabu lab raid

Published April 13, 2018, 1:44 PM

by iManila Developer

By Lyka Manalo

IBAAN, Batangas — Another Chinese national was arrested who police said is one of the chemists in a shabu laboratory that was discovered and raided here yesterday.

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Ibaan Police Intelligence Officer, Senior Police Officer 1 Lester Delgado said Yue Hailong was arrested following a hot pursuit operations.

Yue was one of the Chinese nationals working in the clandestine laboratory and he was able to escape during the raid.

He was later arrested in Barangay Calamias, Lipa City at around 7:50 p.m.

Delgado said the suspect ran to a forested area during the raid.

The local police had coordinated with the village officials of neighboring Barangay Sto. Niño where the shabu laboratory is located to arrest Yue.

A barangay tanod of Calamias informed the local police that Yue was seen walking along the road.

Delgado said the suspect was turned over to PDEA for custody.

The raid yesterday inside Hingoso Farm resulted in the arrest of three Chinese nationals and four Filipino workers..