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Customs chief Ruffy Biazon. Photo by RYAN LEAGOGO/INQUIRER.net

MANILA, Philippines—The Bureau of Customs (BOC)) on Thursday filed smuggling complaint and a violation of the Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 against a Nigerian national for bringing into the country P24 million worth of methampethamine hydro chloride or shabu.

Slapped with a complaint before the Department of Justice was identified as Sunday Michael P. Owoborode who was arrested by the Customs police operatives upon his arrival at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) from Bangkok, Thailand last April 19, 2013.

The drugs were found in three plastic sealed carbon paper packages wrapped with brown duct tape, Customs chief Ruffy Biazon told reporters.

Owoborode is now under the custody of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and could be facing the maximum penalty of life imprisonment under Philippine laws.


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Tags: Crime , Drugs , Features , Metro , Smuggling

  • mdc-McNulty™

    Most of these negro tourists are here to do and distribute drugs. I see that everyday in the Malate areas. Just watch them everywhere, on Adriatico and on Nakpil.

    • Melenggay Laranery

      you’re racist…shame on you

    • marcos_hitler_diktador_tuta

      How ignorant can you get.

      • mdc-McNulty™

        Look on the mirror, you see “ignorant”.

      • marcos_hitler_diktador_tuta

        I did and I saw “ignorant” because you were in front of me.

    • Crazy_horse101010

      they havent been called negro for 40 years, ive worked with blacks and they werent into drugs. there is a lot of drugs in the mountains where my wifes families. and there is no black a hundred within kilometers. i adopted 3 kids from a mother who didnt want them problem is she took drugs while carrying them. so they are addicts without taking any drugs, and all have mental problems. now this same woman has 4 more babies whose lives are ruined. no black were involved. and sadly there is many more drug addict moms in the same place, with ruined kids

  • jclarendo

    Napakagandang kaso ito pagdating kay Calfis dismiss for insufficiency of evidence because the $ is very sufficient.

  • disqusted0fu

    Complaints from BOC are abundant, but convictions are scarce.

    By the way, Whatever happened to the issues of car smuggling, oil smuggling and rice smuggling???Is that something that the Aquino administration is willing to forget because Biazon is an ally?



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