DAVAO CITY, Philippines – Two Korean nationals were arrested in a drug buy-bust operation in a subdivision last Thursday night, August 1.

The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Region 11 said they conducted casing and surveillance on Kevin Lee and Minsu Park after they received information from a concerned resident about the illegal activities of the foreigners.

PDEA said the suspects were arrested in their residence at Block 24, Lot 21, North Bambu State, Barangay Sto. Niño, Tugbok District for “conspiring with each other in selling one small-sized sachet of suspected methamphetamine hydrochloride locally known as ‘shabu’ worth Php 1,000.00” to an operative who acted as the buyer.

Also recovered during the operation was a small sachet of suspected shabu worth P12,000.00; assorted drug paraphernalia; and the marked money bill.

Suspects were detained at the National Bureau of Investigation Regional Office XI detention facility.

The Koreans are now awaiting charges for violations of Republic Act 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002. (davaotoday.com)

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