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Alleged drug pusher killed in Camarines Norte shootout

By: - Correspondent / @msarguellesINQ
/ 10:58 AM February 11, 2019

LEGAZPI CITY, Philippines – An alleged high-value drug pusher was killed Sunday night in a shootout with police anti-narcotics operatives in a drug operation in Paracale town in Camarines Norte province, a police report said on Monday.

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Suspect Tetsuo Arfiesa Suda, 31, of Barangay (village) Mambalite, Daet town, transacted with a police undercover agent in Purok (zone) 6 in Barangay Bagumbayan at about 9:45 p.m., Sunday, Chief Insp. Maria Luisa Calubaquib, Bicol police spokesperson, said.

Sensing that it was a police sting, Suda allegedly pulled out a .36-caliber revolver and opened fire but missed the police poseur buyer, prompting the policeman to fire back. Suda was hit and died while being taken to the hospital.

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Seized from Suda were 13 plastic sachets containing suspected “shabu” with a street value of P15,000. /cbb

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