"Each gram of drug the police are able to remove from our communities is already something because we are able to reduce the amount of drugs poisoning our people," said Arturo Cacdac, chief of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency.
said one of the four suspects was a bulk supplier of drugs for street dealers and had been under surveillance for two months.
The man, however, denied knowing the crates contained drugs and said he
was paid 70,000 pesos ($1,530) to bring the boxes to nearby Cavite province.
Last year, Philippine authorities seized a record 4.6 billion pesos ($101.5 million) worth of crystal methamphetamine, seven times more than the combined amount over the previous four years, according Cacdac