Cavite, Laguna drug ops: Alleged ‘pusher’ killed, village councilor nabbed
SAN PEDRO CITY – An alleged illegal drug pusher was killed while a village councilor was arrested in separate anti-drug operations in Cavite and Laguna provinces, the police said on Wednesday.
In Cavite, the suspect identified only as “Chokchok,” was killed during a buy-bust operation around 9 p.m. Tuesday in Barangay Pulido, General Mariano Alvarez town.
The regional police said in a report that Chokchok suddenly drew his gun from his waist, and fired at policemen during the transaction. Police retaliated and killed the suspect instantly.
Recovered from the scene was a sachet of suspected shabu (crystal
meth) worth P400.
In Laguna, a recently elected barangay councilor was arrested in Barangay
Dayap, Calauan around 6:30 p.m. also on Tuesday.
The police identified the suspect as Christian Malveda, a village councilor from Barangay Silangan in Calauan.
Recovered from the suspect were 16 sachets of suspected shabu, according to police. /kga
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