SIX (6) CHINESE nationals in possession of a kilo of Shabu worth P6.8 M were collared in a dragnet operation by a composite team of government law enforcement agencies at the Tipo Gate of the Subic Bay Freeport (SBF) last night.
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Initial information from the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) obtained from the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) identified the arrested individuals as Jiang Peng, Liu Qiao Zhi, Huang Du, Chen Pingxing, Xia Fayong, and Fan Sheng Jian.
All 6 were aboard a Nissan X-Trail vehicle (XTP 513) that government agents flagged down in the guise of having committed traffic violations.
Also seized from the suspects was a .45 Caliber pistol with seven (7) live bullets, cellphones, IDs, wallets and passports.
Intelligence sources said two (2) other vehicles, a Toyota Alphard and a Hi-Ace Van, were able to get away, or avoid the dragnet.
Aside from PDEA National Capital Region (NCR), the composite team included operatives of the Intelligence Service-Armed Forces of the Philippines (ISAFP) and the National Intelligence Coordinating Agency (NICA), manifesting the immensity of the operation.