JOINT operatives from the Manila Police District (MPD) and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) arrested a Chinese national during a buy- bust operation in Sta. Cruz, Manila yesterday.
A report from the MPD- Special Mayor Reaction’s Team ( SMaRT) identified the arrestes suspect as Peter Chua, of Chinatown Gold Center located on Ongpin Street, Sta. Cruz.
SMaRT chief Maj. Jhun Ibay said the operation was conducted at 11:20 a.m. and a poseur-buyer was able to buy P500 worth of shabu from the suspect.
Confiscated were 50 grams of shabu with a street value of P340,000.
Chua was charged with violation of Republic Act 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 before the Manila Prosecutor’s Office.