A MAN who surrendered to Oplan Tokhang was shot dead by an unidentified suspect in Barangay Suba, Cebu City yesterday evening.
The police identified the victim as Julius Igot, 33, a resident of Barangay Sawang Calero, Cebu City.
The initial investigation is conducted by the Homicide Section of Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) with the Crime Scene Investigation Unit (CSIU) and Police Station 6.
Jaybee Igot, the victim’s younger brother, said that around 8 p.m. yesterday, Julius was out in the streets in Barangay Suba when an unidentified suspect followed him.
The suspect allegedly shot Julius several times using a firearm of unknown caliber and was hit at the back of the victim.
After he was shot, Julius allegedly managed to run some five meters before he fell on the ground.
Personnel of Cebu City Emergency Medical Services brought the victim to the hospital, but he was declared dead on arrival.
Recovered at the crime scene area were three empty shells of 9mm caliber.
The victim was allegedly among those who surrendered to Police Station 6 in connection with the Philippine National Police (PNP) Program Oplan Tokhang.
Further investigation on Igot’s death is being conducted.
A drug personality in the PNP watch list was nabbed in her shanty with P8,500 worth of shabu and other drug paraphernalia at the Chinese cemetry in Barangay Carreta, Cebu City, last Saturday afternoon.
The suspect was identified as Leah Cabulan Perolino, 25, from Sitio Estacion, Barangay Mabolo, Cebu City.
The Mabolo Police Station 4, under the supervision of PCIS Jacinte Chavez Mandal Jr. with the team composed of P02 Pacheco G. Pulgo, P01 Roche Pulgo, P01 Edsel Truno, P01 Isidro Rosaldo, P01 Sleeve Gucela, P01 Bryan Coyogue. P01 Paul Jayson Fermin, P01 Michael Flores, received a report regarding the illegal drug trade in Perolino’s shanty.
The police caught the suspect in plain view, preparing the drug paraphernalia. Recovered were P8,500 worth of shabu and other drug paraphernalia.
Recovered were two medium, heat-sealed transparent plastic sachet containing white crystalline substance believed to be “shabu” with a total worth of P7,000, three disposable lighters used as heater, seven rolled tinfoil as tooter and eleven rolled tissue as burner.
Also recovered from the suspect were three small, heat-sealed transparent plastic sachets containing white crystalline substance believed to be “shabu” worth P 1,500.
The suspect is detained at the Cebu City Police Office, waiting for appropriate charges and evidence recovered subjected to Crime Laboratory examination. Miguel Ernest E. Ermac and Jona Godinez, USJR Masscomm Intern