Philip­pines seize 605kg of drugs from China

New Straits Times - - World -

MANILA: Lo­cal au­thor­i­ties said yes­ter­day that they have seized 605kg of high-grade metham­phetamine from China fol­low­ing a tip from the Chi­nese gov­ern­ment. Na­tional Bureau of In­ves­ti­ga­tion (NBI) of­fi­cials said the drugs, with a street value of 6.05 bil­lion pe­sos (RM534 mil­lion), were seized from a ware­house here while some was in­ter­cepted from a ship­ment con­signee. The op­er­a­tion was con­ducted af­ter the NBI re­ceived a tip from China’s Of­fice of Na­tional Nar­cotics Con­trol Com­mis­sion.

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