Spain Nabs 20 Filipinos in Drug Ring

MADRID—Spanish police said that they had broken up two drug trafficking rings specializing in crystal meth, arresting 42 people, almost half of them Filipinos, reports Police seized eight kilos (17.6 pounds) of the highly addictive drug -- known as “ice” or “shabu”-- and 15,000 ($21,000) in cash in raids across Madrid, Barcelona and Murcia, the police said in a statement. Police arrested 20 Filipinos, 19 Spaniards and three Africans—one each from Mali, Senegal and Togo.