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Suspected drug pusher killed after trying to throw grenade at cops

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Suspected drug pusher killed after trying to throw grenade at cops

/ 07:47 PM August 09, 2017

La Union cop shoot

COTABATO CITY – A suspected drug pusher was killed after he tried, but failed, to set off a hand grenade toward police officers during anti-drug operation in Bagumbayan, Sultan Kudarat on Tuesday afternoon.

Senior Supt. Raul Supiter, Sultan Kudarat police director, said the suspect, Gilbert Golingay, was inside his home in Barangay Saripinang, Bagumbayan town when the police, armed with search warrant, arrived.

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Supiter said the police were to implement search warrant for illegal drugs and gun possession against Golingay, a farmer.

But Golingay, Bagumbayan’s most wanted drug personality, resisted arrest and tried to pull the safety lever of a hand grenade he was holding, police said.

Police were quick to open fire on him before he can pull the safety pin.

Police found six sachets of suspected illegal drugs, a hand grenade and several bullets.

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TAGS: Bagumbayan, Crime, Drugs, Gilbert Golingay, Senior Supt. Raul Supiter, Sultan Kudarat
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