Man Arrested in Manila Airport Heading to Guam with Methamphetamine Hydrochloride
MANILA, Philippines – A 41-year old man set to leave for Guam was nabbed at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Saturday night allegedly for possession of illegal drug shabu (methamphetamine hydrochloride) reportedly worth more than P1 million.
Security officials of the National Capital Region Police Center for Aviation Security arrested Roland Pono at the NAIA Terminal 2 after he was allegedly found carrying 200 grams of the illegal drug. He was reportedly already at the final inspection stage at the airport when he was frisked and the alleged 23 sachets of the illegal drug was found.
Authorities detained Pono for further investigation and seized the alleged shabu haul. They, however, declined to comment on the issue citing operational concerns on their investigation. Pono was also not presented to media.