7 block-packages found floating off Catanduanes are cocaine, Php 37.7 M worth, after lab test | BICOL TODAY

7 block-packages found floating off Catanduanes are cocaine, Php 37.7 M worth, after lab test

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VIRAC, Catanduanes – Government illegal drug authorities have confirmed the seven sealed packages found floating off the island Catanduanes Province is ‘benzoylmethylecgonine’ or cocaine.

PDEA Bicol Regional Office said the packages in block containing illegal drugs were found Monday afternoon floating off Barangay Bugao, Bagamanoc, Catanduanes.

Authorities said the cocaine reached a total weight of 7.39 kilos, with street value of Php 37.3 million.

According to investigators, the blocks of cocaine are connected with the batches found along the coastlines of Baras, Catanduanes, on March 7.

Authorities assured the three fishermen who fished out the blocks of cocaine from their net will be rewarded for turning over the contraband to police. [BicolToday.com]

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