‘Drug pusher’ killed, cop injured in shootout-A A +A
By Bong Garcia
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
A SUSPECTED drug pusher was killed while a policeman was wounded in a shootout during a buy-bust operation in a west coast village in Zamboanga City, the police reported Tuesday.
The Zamboanga City Police Office (ZCPO) reported that the shootout ensued around 7:30 a.m. Monday at Aquino Drive in the village of Baliwasan.
Slain was Alani Jumadil, an alleged drug pusher, according to the ZCPO.
Wounded was Police Officer 1 Edgar Deles, a member of the Anti-Illegal Drug Special Operation Task Force (AIDSOTF) of the ZCPO.
The police said the shootout ensued when Jumadil opened fire when Deles was about to arrest him.
The AIDSOTF operatives have recovered a sachet of shabu and a .22 caliber revolver from Jumadil.