LOOK: PDEA seizes P2.8-M party drugs in Makati buy-bust operation

Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency agents discover P2.8 million worth of ecstasy, cocaine, kush, and other drugs inside the suspects' rented high-end Makati condominium

SUSPECTS. The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) presents the drug  suspects at the PDEA headquarters on February 9, 2019.  Photo by Jire Carreon/Rappler   

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) arrested 4 people and seized over P2.8 million worth of so-called party drugs in a buy-bust operation in Makati City on Friday, February 8.

PDEA presented the suspects and the seized drugs to the media on Saturday, February 9. The suspects are Ruth Anne Compra Mabalay, Sarah Mae Compra Mabalay, Tetsuya Tristan Reyes, and Ryan Christopher De Vera Somera.

PDEA Spokesman Derrick Carreon said that P2,839,900 worth of ecstasy, cocaine, kush, and other drugs were found inside the suspects’ rented high-end condominium in Makati.  

PARTY DRUGS. Assorted illegal drugs were seized from the suspects' rented condominium unit. Photo by Jire Carreon/Rappler

Carreon said cases will be filed in court for violating the Republic Act 9165  or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 against the arrested suspects. – With a report from Rambo Talabong/Rappler.com