Chicken meat yields P800,000 shabu

Published March 5, 2021, 1:06 PM

by Zea Capistrano

DAVAO CITY – Suspected shabu worth P800,000 concealed in chicken meat were intercepted at the Davao City Jail-Male Dormitory (DCJ-MD), the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology Region 11 said Thursday.

P800,000 worth of suspected shabu were found hidden in chicken meat at the Davao City Jail Mail Dormitory. (Photo courtesy of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology Region 11/ MANILA BULLETIN)

In a statement, the BJMP 11 said the contraband in the food was brought by a certain visitor at the DCJ searching area Gate 1.

“Upon inspection, searcher noticed that the chicken meat were half cooked and is unusual size. After close inspection, a small plastic sachet containing white crystalline substance was found,” it said.

The BJMP added that a packet of suspected marijuana with street value of P200 was also confiscated from the visitor.

The visitor, whose identification cards bore different names, is currently in the custody of the Talomo Police here while the shabu was turned over to the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) for further testing.