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PDEA Central Luzon: P3M worth of ketamine seized from Taiwanese

May 18, 2022 @ 11:32
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Anti-drug authorities confiscated on Tuesday about P3 million worth of ketamine from a Taiwanese national in a controlled delivery operation.

According to a report of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency-Central Luzon (PDEA-3), the suspect was identified as Chang Bin Yen, 33, and a resident of Tainan, Taiwan.

The package containing ketamine was declared as an air purifier, and arrived at the Bureau of Customs-Port of Clark last May 12.

“Ketamine is a dangerous drug classified as a hallucinogenic drug. It can sedate, incapacitate, and cause short-term memory loss, and because of this, some people use it as a date-rape drug,” the PDEA-3 said in its report.

During the operation, the anti-drug agents confiscated two boxes concealed therein six pieces of stainless steel water purifier containing 600 grams of ketamine.

The controlled delivery operation was jointly conducted by PDEA-Central Luzon, Bureau of Customs- Port of Clark, Southern Police District, and Makati City Police.

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