MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – A former member of the SexBomb Girls performing group, Sheena Joana Uypico, was nabbed during a buy-bust operation in San Pablo City, Laguna, on Tuesday, July 16.
According to an Inquirer report, Laguna Police Provincial Director Colonel Eleazar Matta said that 34-year-old Uypico was arrested alongside sister Melrose Uypico, 32; and companion Elmer Panaligan Señoreses, 40, for possession of shabu worth P40,000.
The drug sting involving the Laguna police, Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency-Region 4A, and San Pablo City Drug Enforcement Team seized the shabu, P1,000-marked money, cellphone, a car suspected of delivering the drugs, and P4,000 in cash during the raid.
The 3 suspects had been detained at the San Pablo City PNP detention cell as criminal charges were prepared against them.
Sheena Flores de Castro, who former SexBomb girl who had the same first name as the suspect, took to social media to clarify that she was not the same person arrested in Laguna.
De Castro, now based in the United States, issued the clarification after some sites used her old photos and her full name in their reports. (READ: Ex-SexBomb Girl Sheena Flores de Castro on drug arrest: ‘It’s not true’)– Rappler.com