Nigerian man arrested for drug trafficking in the Philippines

A 33-year-old Nigerian man, Ejike Okoye, has been arrested by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA), for drug trafficking in a bar with 300 grams of narcotic known locally as Shabu, the agency reports.

Okoye who is also known as Martins, according to the PDEA, is a member of a drug syndicate operating in the Metro Manila and nearby provinces of Central Luzon, and was arrested by joint elements of the agency and the National Capital Region (NCR) in a drug sting inside the resto bar along Don Juan Sumulong Highway, Barangay Sto.

“PDEA-3 agents were able to secure a drug deal from Okoye for the purchase of 300 grams of shabu for P360,000.00 and agreed to meet inside a resto bar in Marikina City where he was collared by our operatives.

Confiscated from the Nigerian were six medium-sized resealable transparent plastic sachets containing a white crystalline substance suspected to be shabu with a street value of P 1,050,000 and the marked money used in the anti-drug operation."

"The suspect was brought in PDEA Jail Facility in Camp Olivas, City of San Fernando, Pampanga for further investigation," Margate said.
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