Woman with P.34-M shabu held in Ecija

TALAVERA, Nueva Ecija -- The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Nueva Ecija and the local police here arrested a 47-year-old woman after anti-illegal drug operatives seized from her suspected shabu worth P.34-million during a sting conducted here Wednesday night.

Nabbed was Carolina Lapina, alias Olga, of Bgy. San Juan Accfa, Cabanatuan City.

Reports from the Nueva Ecija provincial police office under Col. Leon Victor Rosete said members of the PDEA-NE led by provincial officer Christopher S. Macairap and the local police conducted the buy-bust operation at Bgy. Bakal 3 at 11:30 p.m.

Seized from the suspect were five plastic sachets containing suspected shabu weighing 50 grams and valued at P340,000.

Reports said that Lapina's last reported alleged involvement into illegal drugs was when she was nabbed along with another man in Gapan City on September 2018.