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PDEA-10 Destroys PhP4.5 M Dangerous Drugs

By Mona Lagbas

Cagayan de Oro City, May 21, 2024_Some P4.5M of illegal drugs were destroyed by PDEA-10 in simple ceremonies Tuesday at Cosmopolitan Funeral Homes, this city.

Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency-10 Regional Director Attorney Benjamin G.

Gaspi, in his speech before the destruction of the dangerous drugs, said more than 360 grams of methamphetamine hydrochloride or shabu, 17 thousand grams of marijuana and expired medicine surrendered by pharmacies were burned in a crematorium. Director Gaspi added that these items were the result of utmost diligence of his operatives and tedious operations of their agency.

In her message, Regional State Prosecutor Merlynn B. Uy lauded PDEA-10 for their tireless efforts and achievements in their fight against illegal drugs.

Chemist Mary Ann Ancheta, Laboratory Section Chief, gave a summary of dangerous drugs before these were burned. A press conference followed the incineration after the signing of a certificate of destruction by witnesses.


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