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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

Criminal complaints filed over alleged P11-billion smuggled shabu

The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency filed criminal complaints against more than 40 individuals over the alleged P11-billion worth of shabu that slipped past the Bureau of Customs last August......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 13th, 2018

Cargo pre-shipment inspection could thwart drug smuggling –Atienza

  Buhay Rep. Lito Atienza urged President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday to order the compulsory pre-shipment inspection (PSI) of all containerized imports to prevent the large-scale smuggling of illegal drugs into the country.   Atienza renewed his call for the mandatory PSI after the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) said around P11 billion worth of "shabu" slipped past the Bureau of Customs (BOC) in July. In 2017, Atienza also pushed for the passage of a new law requiring pre-shipment inspection.   READ: PDEA chief now says magnetic lifters contained P11B 'shabu'   "The President is in a position to administratively direct the mandatory PSI ...Keep on reading: Cargo pre-shipment inspection could thwart drug smuggling –Atienza.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 2nd, 2018

Duterte wants to spare Lapeña from intrigue — Panelo

President Rodrigo Duterte transferred Customs Commissioner Isidro Lapea to the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (Tesda) to spare him from intrigue, Malacaang said Friday. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo noted that the transfer has already been arranged before and was set to be promulgated next week. However, Duterte made the announcement on Thursday to spare the embattled Bureau of Customs (BOC) chief from further criticisms, Panelo said. Lapea has been under fire after a shipment of P11 billion worth of shabu slipped past Customs under his watch. "With respect to Commissioner Lapea, alam mo matagal nang naka ano iyon... naka-ready i-transfer sa Tesda. K...Keep on reading: Duterte wants to spare Lapeña from intrigue — Panelo.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 26th, 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

PDEA files raps vs 44 in P11-B ‘shabu’ smuggling; Lapeña spared

The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) on Thursday sought the indictment of one of its former senior officials and 43 others for their alleged role in sneaking into the country P11 billion worth of "shabu" (crystal meth).   The filing of the 38-page complaint for drug smuggling in the Department of Justice (DOJ) against former PDEA Deputy Director General Ismael Fajardo and his coaccused came four months after the incident, which government officials said undermined President Duterte's war on drugs.   The respondents do not include former Customs Commissioner Isidro Lapea, one of Mr. Duterte's most trusted lieutenants on whose watch the alleged drug smuggling...Keep on reading: PDEA files raps vs 44 in P11-B ‘shabu’ smuggling; Lapeña spared.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 14th, 2018

Davao court issues arrest warrant vs Trillanes

DAVAO CITY --- The Regional Trial Court (RTC) here has issued an arrest warrant against Senator Antonio Trillanes IV for the libel cases that former Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte and his brother-in-law, lawyer Manases Carpio, had earlier filed against him. RTC Branch 54 Presiding Judge Melinda Alconcel-Dayanghirang issued the warrant on Friday, December 7. Trillanes has 10 days to present himself in court. The court said libel is bailable for P24,000. The case stemmed from the cases that the former Davao vice mayor earlier filed against the senator for dragging his name in the reported P6.4 billion worth of shabu (crystal meth) from China that slipped off the Bureau of Customs in ...Keep on reading: Davao court issues arrest warrant vs Trillanes.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 7th, 2018

Senate issues contempt order vs 4 linked to P11-B shabu haul | ABS-CBN News

The Senate Blue Ribbon Committee on Thursday issued a contempt order against 4 individual who failed to attend its hearing on the P11-billion shabu shipment that slipped past Customs......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsNov 22nd, 2018

Duterte: It’s hard to rid BOC of graft

Corruption is so rampant at the Bureau of Customs (BOC) that it may not be eradicated at all, whoever heads it, President Rodrigo Duterte said on Saturday night as he defended his order to put the agency under temporary control of the military. The President said the agency, recently wracked by the alleged smuggling of P11 billion worth of "shabu" (crystal meth) through the Port of Manila had fallen into "anarchy." "Whoever you place there, there's always corruption," the Philippines said in a speech in Puerto Princesa City. The President replaced Customs Commissioner Isidro Lapea, a former police official, with Rey Leonardo Guerrero, a former chief of staff of the Armed Forces ...Keep on reading: Duterte: It’s hard to rid BOC of graft.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 12th, 2018

Ex-BOC intel officer in P11-B ‘shabu’ scandal now under DOJ custody

Resigned Customs intelligence officer Jimmy Guban is now placed under the government's witness protection program (WPP). Senate President Vicente "Tito" Sotto III confirmedthat Gubanwas turnedover Thursday to the Department of Justice (DOJ). "Yes. As ordered by theBlue Ribbon," Sotto said in a text message,when asked about Guban's transfer to the DOJ. The Senate leader was referring to the Senate blue ribbon committeechaired by Senator Richard Gordon that has been conductingan inquiryinto the alleged P11 billion worth of shabu smuggled into the country via concealment in several magnetic lifters. Sottosaid Senate Sergeant at Arms Jose Balajadia informed him about the transfer of Guba...Keep on reading: Ex-BOC intel officer in P11-B ‘shabu’ scandal now under DOJ custody.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 1st, 2018

New Customs chief sworn in, vows reforms

PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte has officially sworn into office retired Armed Forces chief Rey Leonardo “Jagger” B. Guerrero as the new head of the Bureau of Customs (BoC), replacing Isidro S. Lapeña after P11 billion worth of shabu, or methamphetamine hydrochloride, was found last August to have entered the Philippines under his watch......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsOct 31st, 2018

Mangaoang as state witness, Regine Velasquez, porn malware | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: The alleged rape of a 15-year old by a Manila policeman prompts the Commission on Human Rights to call on the police about its 'promised internal cleansing.' Former Customs X-ray chief Lourdes Mangaoang wants to be a state witness for the government's probe into the missing P11 billion worth of shabu. Regine Velasquez’s move from GMA7 to rival ABS-CBN draws ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 30th, 2018

Lapeña no-show at shabu smuggling probe

Former Bureau of Customs Commissioner Isidro Lapeña was a no-show on Tuesday's Senate probe into the alleged P11-billion smuggled shabu that slipped past the BOC......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 30th, 2018

TURNING POINT: The Moromoro War on Drugs

NAAWAN, Misamis Oriental (MindaNews/ 29 Oct) – The guy at the bottom of the Bureau of Customs totem pole is ordered arrested by the CEO of the republic for singing  a top tune on  corruption at high level involving P11 billion worth of shabu.  Why only order the immediate arrest of whistle blower Jimmy Guban, […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsOct 29th, 2018