P6.5M worth of Ecstasy tablets seized at NAIA

Airport authorities seized more than P6.5 million worth of Ecstasy tablets that were hidden inside two large pouches that were supposed to be smuggled into the country.

photo: BOC-NAIA

The Bureau of Customs Port of NAIA (Ninoy Aquino International Airport) and the NAIA Inter-Agency Drug Interdiction Task Group intercepted the shipment that came from Germany a few days ago. They were immediately turned over to the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency.

PDEA agents are now conducting a thorough investigation to identify the supposed recipient of the illegal party drugs.

Last week, it was recalled that the NAIA security officers also confiscated 100 pieces of Ecstasy tablets worth P170,000 sent via a package at the Central Post Office in Manila.