Bureau of Customs (BOC) Commissioner Bienvenido Y. Rubio, with BOC Intelligence Group Deputy Commissioner Juvymax Uy, inspected a shipment from Guinea, Africa said to contain spare parts on March 20, 2023, at the Pair Cargo Warehouse in Pasay City.
Due to a suspicious image seen by NAIA Customs X-Ray Operatives, a physical examination was conducted by the Customs Examiner which yielded 58.93 kilograms of Shabu (Methamphetamine Hydrochloride), with a total estimated street value of Php400,724,000.00 as confirmed by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA).
PDEA is currently conducting an investigation on the consignee who is set to undergo inquest proceedings for violation of RA 9165 and RA 10863 also known as the Customs Modernization Act (CMTA).
The BOC-NAIA, under the guidance of Commissioner Bienvenido Y. Rubio, is steadfast in protecting the country against any form of smuggling, aligned with the directives of President Ferdinand Marcos, Jr.
The BOC-NAIA will heighten its vigilance against illicit goods and border protection efforts to meet revenue targets and ensure secured trade.#