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25 Taiwanese arrested in Boracay anti-drug sting

  • Written by Zaida delos Reyes-Palanca
  • Published in Provincial
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POLICE arrested yesterday 25 Taiwanese allegedly engaged in illegal drug trade and cyber crime operations in Boracay  Island.

Identities of the suspects were not yet available.
   
Members of the Malay Municipal Police Station, Boracay Tourist Assistance Center and the provincial Special Weapons and Tactics team arrested the suspects in an anti-drug sting on Sitio Bulabog in Bgy. Balabag, Malay, Aklan at 7 a.m. yesterday.
   
Authorities conducted the buy-bust following reports that the suspects were selling illegal drugs and engaging in cybercrime acitivities.
   
The suspects were arrested after they sold one plastic sachet of suspected shabu to a police poseur.
    
Seized were several telephones and laptop computers believed used by the suspects in their cyber crime operations.