TWO suspected drug personalities were killed in a drug bust in Canton Ville, Barangay San Isidro, Talisay City, Sunday dawn, March 17.
They were identified as Jesson Añinon, a high-value target, and Aldrich Cesa, a newly-identified drug personality who allegedly sensed that they were transacting with the police.
Añinon and Cesa reportedly drew their caliber .38 revolver and aimed it at the operatives.
The act prompted the police to retaliate and shoot the two which led to their deaths.
Seized were suspected illegal drugs worth P214,064 and two caliber .38 revolver with live bullets.
The operation was conducted by the Regional Mobile Force Battalion (RMFB)-Central Visayas based in Barangay Tangke, Talisay Forward Base, and the Talisay City Police Office (TCPS).
In Lapu-Lapu City, P1.3 million worth of drugs was seized from the two suspected drug personalities.
Marlou Pobadora and Elma Salido were arrested in a drug bust by the Special Operations Unit 5 of the Philippine National Police Drug Enforcement Group in Plaridel Street, Barangay Poblacion, Lapu-Lapu City on Sunday dawn.
Police said the two were reportedly members of a bigtime illegal drug group operating in the Lapu-Lapu City.
They are now temporarily detained at Police Station 2 of Cebu City Police Office (CCPO).