P6-M shabu seized in Rodriguez, Rizal

Published May 16, 2021, 1:06 PM

by Jel Santos

Nearly P6 million worth of suspected shabu was seized from an alleged drug peddler and a minor during a buy-bust operation in Rodriguez, Rizal on Saturday afternoon (May 15).

Photo courtesy of Marikina Police

Police identified the suspect as Raona “Ate Rao” G. Ala, 37, of Rodriguez, Rizal. The identity of the rescued minor was withheld.

According to a police report, undercover policemen transacted with Ala at her house located at Block 17, Lot 4, Phase 1, Eastwood Greenwood, Rodriguez, Rizal at around 4 p.m.

Policemen immediately nabbed the suspect after she accepted the marked money in trade for shabu.

Retrieved from Ala’s possession were nine sachets of suspected shabu and seven plastic bags also believed to be containing shabu.

Marikina Police said they seized at least 860 grams of shabu which has an estimated amount of P5,848,000.

Alas is currently under the custody of Marikina Police. Meanwhile, the minor was turned over to the Department of Social Welfare and Development.