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Police kill Davao drug suspect who resisted arrest

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Police kill Davao drug suspect who resisted arrest

/ 01:47 PM September 29, 2017

DAVAO CITY—An alleged drug pusher was killed in a police operation here early on Friday, police said.

At least 18 sachets of suspected shabu (crystal meth) with a street value of P60,000 and several weapons were also recovered following the raid on the house of Pango Beruar in Calinan district around 1:45 a.m., Senior Inspector Ma. Teresita Gaspan, Davao City police spokesperson, said.

Gaspan said the operation against Beruar was carried out by virtue of a search warrant during a city-wide massive law enforcement sweep. Gaspan said suspect fired at the operatives using a .357 caliber revolver.

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“The officers retaliated which resulted in the neutralization of the suspect,” Gaspan said, adding Beruar was included in the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) watch list of high-value targets.

Another suspect, Abdul Beruar, was arrested.

Also recovered during the raid was a fragmentation grenade, a .357 pistol and rounds of ammunition for .357 and .45 caliber pistols.

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TAGS: Davao City, Pango Beruar, shabu, war on drugs
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