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Shabu worth P6.8 billion slips past Customs

A ton of shabu could have already made its way into the streets, according to Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency director general Aaron Aquino......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarAug 11th, 2018

Shabu worth P6.8 billion slips past Customs

A ton of shabu could have already made its way into the streets, according to Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency director general Aaron Aquino......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 11th, 2018

PDEA tags cops in facilitation of P6.8 billion shabu shipment

The head of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) has tagged a police official and three other policemen as part of the group that facilitated the smuggling of P6.8 billion worth of shabu that slipped past the Bureau of Customs and ended up in a Cavite warehouse......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 28th, 2018

Senate detains Customs intel officer for lying in P6.8-B smuggled shabu hearing

MANILA, Philippines – The Senate has detained a Bureau of Customs intelligence officer over his supposed false testimony during the blue ribbon committee hearing on the P6.8-billion worth of smuggled shabu. (READ:  How P6.8-B 'shabu' slipped past PNP, PDEA, Customs ) Senate President Vicente Sotto III confirmed the detention of Jimmy Guban of the Customs Intelligence and Investigation ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 12th, 2018

Albayalde to PDEA, BOC: Stop blaming each other on P6.8-B shabu shipment

      Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Oscar Albayalde urged the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and the Bureau of Customs (BOC) to stop blaming each other on the alleged P6.8-billion worth of shabu that slipped through the country. PDEA has been insisting that the imported shabu hidden inside the magnetic lifters slipped past the customs agency, but the BOC stressed that the lifters found in Cavite tested negative for shabu. READ: BOC belies PDEA claim of P6.8-B 'shabu' smuggling "Hindi naman natin alam, baka meron silang (PDEA) information na talagang nakapasok 'yun. Then hindi na tayo dapat magsisihan siguro," Albay...Keep on reading: Albayalde to PDEA, BOC: Stop blaming each other on P6.8-B shabu shipment.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 31st, 2018

Minority senators join call for probe into P6.8-B shabu shipment

Members of the Senate minority have also filed a resolution seeking an inquiry into the reported entry of a shabu shipment worth P6.8 billion that supposedly slipped past the Bureau of Customs......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 16th, 2018

Cut recrimination

Not only is coordination sorely lacking among agencies in President Rodrigo Duterte’s signature war on drugs but there also seems to be an absence of the exchange of notes with their foreign counterparts. Customs Commissioner Isidro Lapeña in so many words said the shabu shipment worth an estimated P6.8 billion that slipped past agencies involved […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsAug 14th, 2018

‘Info gap’ between PDEA, BOC blamed for P6.8B worth of shabu slipping past authorities

An information gap between the Bureau of Customs (BOC) and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) was partly blamed for an estimated P6.8-billion worth of shabu slipping past authorities at the Manila International Container Port (MICP). Source link link: ‘Info gap’ between PDEA, BOC blamed for P6.8B worth of shabu slipping past authorities.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsAug 11th, 2018

Faeldon could end up in Pasay jail

FORMER Customs chief Nicanor Faeldon may be detained at the Pasay City Jail if he continues to defy the Senate Blue Ribbon committee order for him to appear at the hearing of the P6.4 billion worth of shabu that slipped past the Bureau of Customs (BoC). Senator Richard Gordon said….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJan 28th, 2018

Isidro Lapeña on smuggled P6.8 billion shabu: Customs not solely to blame

Bureau of Customs Commissioner Isidro Lapeña yesterday said that he is not solely to blame if P6.8 billion worth of shabu reportedly concealed inside four magnetic lifters slipped through BOC personnel at the Manila port and is now allegedly being sold in the local market......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News1 hr. 47 min. ago

Gordon tells Customs chief: Fire your officials, they re incompetent

MANILA, Philippines – After presiding over the third hearing into the missing P6.8-billion shabu (methamphetamine) which allegedly slipped past the Bureau of Customs (BOC) screening, Senator Richard Gordon advised its chief Commissioner Isidro Lapeña to sack his "incompetent" officials. Before the hearing ended on Wednesday, October 10, Gordon asked Lapeña ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 10th, 2018

Paolo Duterte running for Congress, says sister Sara

DAVAO CITY --- Former Davao City vice mayor Paolo Duterte will be running for Congress, Mayor Sara Duterte announced in a press briefing at City Hall Monday morning.   Sara did not elaborate on her brother's plans brother but reiterated that she was not running for the Senate.   Paolo, President Rodrigo Duterte's eldest child, served as vice mayor until he resigned in December last year following a spat with daughter Isabelle that circulated on social media.   He and his brother-in-law Manases Carpio, Sara's husband, also earlier figured in a Senate inquiry on the P6.4-billion worth of shabu that slipped through the Bureau of Customs (BOC) in 2016. ...Keep on reading: Paolo Duterte running for Congress, says sister Sara.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 1st, 2018

Taguba, 8 others face more charges in P6.4-B shabu case

Customs fixer Mark Taguba and eight others are facing additional charges over the P6.4-billion shabu shipment that slipped past the Bureau of Customs in 2017......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 24th, 2018

Gordon cites alleged consignee of P6.8B ‘shabu’ shipment for contempt

Senator Richard Gordon has cited for contempt the owner of SMYD Trading, the alleged consignee of the magnetic lifters that supposedly contained P6.8 billion worth of shabu (chrystal meth) that slipped through the country in August. Gordon said that SMYD Trading's Marina Signapan has consistently lied during the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee's hearing on the shipment. READ: 1 ton of shabu worth P6.8B eludes PDEA, PNP In the past, Gordon, chair of the committee, has repeatedly refrained from citing Signapan for contempt. He said he doesn't want to press the charges since Signapan is a woman. But the Senator suddenly reversed his position on Wednesday, saying that Signapan misse...Keep on reading: Gordon cites alleged consignee of P6.8B ‘shabu’ shipment for contempt.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 19th, 2018

Senate detains Bureau of Customs intelligence officer

The Senate detained on Tuesday night an official of the Bureau of Customs after he was cited in contempt during a hearing on the P3.8 billion worth of shabu intercepted by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency at the Manila International Container Port on Aug. 7......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 12th, 2018

Focus on tons of missing smuggled shabu and NFA rice, and spiraling rice prices, not VP: Pangilinan

August 31, 2018. Attacking VP Leni is another attempt to divert the public’s attention from the tons of missing smuggled shabu and missing NFA rice from the market. In the P6.4-billion shabu smuggling at the BOC, only the warehouse caretaker got jailed. Now, this P6.8-billion worth of shabu that got past BOC is… Source link link: Focus on tons of missing smuggled shabu and NFA rice, and spiraling rice prices, not VP: Pangilinan.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 1st, 2018

DOJ probe on missing P6.8 billion shabu to proceed

The Department of Justice is unfazed in its fact-finding investigation on the P6.8-billion shabu that allegedly slipped past the Bureau of Customs despite President Duterte’s questions on the report of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 21st, 2018

‘BoC-MICP did well’

The same official said the seizure of 350 kilos of shabu worth P2.4 billion proved that the MICP was serious in helping the government fight drug smuggling. Officials of the Bureau of Customs-Manila International Container Port (BoC-MICP) claimed to have merely followed procedure in releasing a shipment that the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) would […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsAug 20th, 2018

House hearing shows BoC-MICP did its job well

OFFICIALS of the Bureau of Customs-Manila International Container Port (MICP) merely followed procedures in releasing a shipment which the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) claimed to have contained P6.8-billion worth of shabu last August 9. This came out during the first day of hearing by the House of Representatives’ committee….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsAug 15th, 2018

Duterte says PDEA report on shabu in magnetic lifters speculation

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday branded as “speculation” the report of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) that a ton of shabu worth P6.8 billion stuffed inside magnetic lifters slipped past the country’s port. Source link link: Duterte says PDEA report on shabu in magnetic lifters 'speculation'.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsAug 14th, 2018

PDEA, BoC ‘clash’ over P6.8-B shabu

“NO basis,” the Bureau of Customs (BoC) said. “We stand by our assessment,” the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) said. These are the contradictory statements of the officials of the two concerned agencies on the alleged one ton of shabu worth P6.8 billion that reportedly entered the country amid the….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsAug 14th, 2018