Navotas police seize P1M worth of suspected shabu, hand grenade in buy bust op

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Navotas police have seized P1 million worth of suspected shabu and a hand grenade from two men who were nabbed during a buy bust operation, according to the National Capital Region Police Office.

The operation was conducted in the early hours of May 3 in Barangay Daanghari, Navotas.

Arrested were Mark Joseph Nicandro, 34, and Jomar Jayona, 24.

During the buy bust, a poseur buyer was able to purchase a sachet of shabu from the suspects for P300.

Operatives swooped in after the transaction, and they were able to seize from the suspects three pieces of plastic bags with a white substance believed to be shabu,

The suspected shabu weighed around 160 grams and was estimated to be worth P1.088 million.

It will be subjected to examination at the Philippine National Police crime lab.

Police also found a hand grenade among the suspects’ items.

It was referred to the Explosive Ordnance Disposal unit.

The NCRPO said the suspects are under custody of the Northern Police District pending the filing of complaints against them.