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Albay jail search yields shabu worth P162,000


By Nino Luces

LEGAZPI CITY, Albay – At least 44 sachets or 27 grams of shabu worth P162,000 was confiscated by a team from the Daraga Municipal Police Station, the 2nd Albay Provincial Mobile Force Company (PMFC) and Albay Provincial Jail during a surprise inspection at the Albay Provincial Jail on Wednesday.

Capt. Dexter Panganiban, Albay police public information officer, said the confiscated illegal substance items were among the contraband seized from an inmate, identified as Marlon Fernandez, and from two cells of the jail.

Panganiban said 19 sachets of shabu were recovered from Fernandez who was in jail on a drug charge, 21 sachets were found hidden under the cell’s floor tile, and four sachets from another inmate’s bed.

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