A Nigerian national and his Filipina wife were nabbed on Saturday night, June 4 in a drugs buy-bust operation in Tondo, Manila. Chief Supt. Roland Nana of the Manila District Anti-illegal Drugs Special Operations Group, identified the suspects as Onyinyechukwu John Aneke and Lorena Ang Anake, residents of Balut, Tondo.
The authorities said they have been looking for the source of illegal drugs when couple were arrested. The couple yielded P500,000 worth of shabu (methamphetamine hydrochloride) which were hidden in sealed facial cream containers. The Filipina denied that they owned the drugs and claimed that the items seized from them were sent by a Nigerian courier. They are set to be charged for violating the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act.