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Saturday, September 21, 2019

Suspect killed in drug bust encounter

A SUSPECTED drug peddler was killed in a drug bust operation conducted at San Pedro Police Station on Sunday.

The policemen had set up the bust at around 2:10 a.m. Sunday for suspect Edwin Delostrico at Purok 7, Nograles Avenue, Barangay 76-A, Davao City.

Delostrico sustained several gunshot wounds in his body as he resisted arrest and fired at the policeman who acted as a poseur buyer with his .38 caliber revolver.

Personnel from the Scene of the Crime Operatives (Soco) recovered five fired cartridges, two deformed slugs of unknown caliber, three transparent plastic sachets containing suspected shabu, and an identification card from the PNP Maritime Auxiliary.

Authorities disclosed that the estimated value of the recovered illegal drugs is around P90,000. The cadaver of the suspect was brought to Angel funeral homes. (CCC)
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