Shabu, tawas or salt? PRO-6 crime lab unsure of white powder from Estancia septic…

first_img“Dawsquid, lobo-lobo gina process dira, gina preserve kag ginadala sa Taiwan,” Pinuela told Panay News. The laboratory wasn’t sure what thesubstance was because this had been contaminated, according to Police MajorJonathan Pinuela, chief of Iloilo Police Provincial Office’s (IPPO)Intelligence Division. “I was able to talk to the chemist, Police Lieutenant Baldivieso. The contaminationmade them unable to determine, too, if the substance was a precursor of illegaldrugs,” said Pinuela, ‘So gin butang ya negative.” A confirmatory test would beconducted, said Pinuela, this time by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency(PDEA). “Samples would also be sent to Manilafor further analysis if the substance was illegal drugs or precursor of illegaldrugs,” he added. Laborers working on a building in theproperty of former mayor Rene Cordero in Barangay Bulaqueña, Estanciadiscovered the packs containing the white crystalline substance on Dec. 17. In total, the packs weighed 149.25kilos. ILOILO City – The Police RegionalOffice 6’s (PRO-6) Crime Laboratory in Camp Delgado here analyzed the packs ofwhite crystalline substance recovered from a septic tank of a building inBarangay Bulaqueña, Estancia, Iloilo. From what he had gathered, accordingto Pinuela, the building was rented by a Taiwanese national named Chin Tse Linin 2002 and used as a processing area for food being exported to Taiwan. The result? The Taiwanese national abandoned thebuilding in 2016 without a word, said Pinuela, citing information from formermayor Cordero. Cordero recently hired laborers torehabilitate the building. He wanted to transform it into a hotel./PNlast_img read more

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