The Southern Police District on Tuesday announced the arrest of two Chinese nationals suspected to be members of a big-time drug syndicate operating in southern Metro Manila.
Meanwhile, two other foreigners were arrested Monday night in a buy-bust operation on Estrella St., Pasay City.
The apprehension of the two Chinese came as an offshoot of a buy-bust operation conducted by a composite anti-narcotics team from Pasay and Taguig police stations.
The operatives also seized an estimated P6 million worth of prohibited substances, including high grade marijuana and shabu.
Arrested were Kun Yang, 26, and Yang Tao, both Chinese nationals tagged as high value targets by the police.
The suspects’18-year old Filipino companion identified as Faith Jovenes Suñiga, alias Nina and Trixie, was also taken in custody.
The suspects were nabbed late Monday night at The Fort Strip in Bonifacio Global City in Taguig after selling a kilo of shabu worth P1.2 million to a police poseur buyer.
Aside from shabu, the raiding team also confiscated 9.5 grams of kush, 62 tables of magu which is believed to be a recreational narcotic, two sports utility vans, and the cash used in the entrapment operation.
Police surmised that the suspects were members of the Yang Drug Group operating in the cities of Muntinlupa, Makati, Pasay, Taguig, and Pasig.
The confiscated drugs, with an approximate market value of P6.8 million were turned over to SPD Forensic Unit for examination.
The suspects will be detained at the Office of Regional Drug Enforcement Unit – Custodial Facility for booking and documentation.