June 15, 2024

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‘Floating cocaine’ found in Davao Oriental

By Jun Talusan

AN estimated seven kilograms of cocaine worth P37.1 million were found by fishermen floating in the waters of Baganga, Davao Oriental.

Police Regional Office 11 director Brig. Gen. Benjamin H. Silo Jr. said the suspected drugs were found inside a container wrapped in a transparent plastic cellophane.

The illegal drugs were retrieved by fishermen some 20 nautical miles from the seashore of Baculin Bay in Bgy. Baculin in Baganga .

The fishermen immediately informed the local police of their discovery.

Officers seized the illegal drugs and had them subjected to a laboratory test.