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It was an embarrassing moment for two Nigeria National in Philippines as the Government anti-narcotics operatives seized at least P6. 2 million worth of heroin in a buy-bust operation at a shopping mall in Imus City, Cavite, in the Philippines.
Police Region 4A identified the suspects as Enuka John Chukwuemeka and Christopher Nwabufo, both residents of Golden Acres Village, Las Piñas City.
Police said the suspects were arrested on Wednesday, September 13, 2023, after they sold 40 grams of heroin worth P240,000 to a poseur buyer at the main entrance of a shopping mall in Barangay (village) Tanzang Luma 5 at around 4:05 p.m.
During routine frisking following the arrest, law enforcers reportedly found another kilo of heroin worth P6,000,000 and 15 grams of marijuana with an estimated value of P1,800 in the possession of the suspects.
Authorities are investigating the source of the illegal drugs.
The operatives also seized two mobile phones from the suspects, which will be subjected to digital forensic examinations to determine records of drug transactions.
Chukwuemeka and Nwabufo face charges for violation of Section 5 in relation to Section 26 paragraph B
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