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Friday, September 20, 2019

PDEA agent wounded in drug bust

AN AGENT of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA)-Central Visayas was wounded during a drug bust at Sitio Saac, Barangay Mactan, Lapu-Lapu City, on Friday, August 4.

The subject of the operation was Ricky Costora, who managed to elude arrest after firing at the operating team, resulting in the wounding of the agent (name withheld for security purposes).

The agent sustained a gunshot wound on his right leg. He was rushed to a hospital for treatment.

The PDEA team arrested Costora's alleged cohort, Janet Pepito, 33, who hails from A. Lopez Ext., Barangay Calamba, Cebu City. (JOB/SunStar Cebu)
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