CEBU CITY – Police seized P5.1-million worth of shabu in Central Visayas during a series of operations in the first week of February.
Data released by the Police Regional Office-Central Visayas (PRO 7) showed that 101 anti-illegal drug operations were conducted from Feb. 1 to 7 in which 751.19 grams of shabu amounting to P5,108,092 were confiscated and 142 drug suspects were arrested.
The Regional Police Drug Enforcement Unit seized 359.10 grams of shabu worth P2,441,880 from three persons in three separate operations.
The Cebu City Police Office had the second highest haul with 277.91 grams of shabu worth P1,889,788.00 and the arrest of 40 persons in 27 operations.
The Bohol Police Provincial Office confiscated 41.21 grams of shabu worth P280,228 in 11 operations and arrested 13 drug suspects.
In the same period, 78 anti-illegal gambling operations in which 202 suspects and P18,786 were seized and arrested.
The PRO 7 also arrested in the first week of February four most wanted persons and seized 32 loose firearms.