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Drug suspect killed in Navotas sting

By: - Reporter / @CMarquezINQ
/ 07:18 PM May 28, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – A drug suspect was shot dead by an undercover police officer after reportedly resisting arrest during a buy-bust operation in Navotas City Monday night.

Operatives of the Navotas police station’s Drug Enforcement Unit conducted the buy-bust operation before midnight in  Barangay North Bay Boulevard-North.

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Cpl. Globert Batara, who posed as a buyer of illegal drugs, eventually arrested a certain alias “Poloy”.

The drug suspect, however, pulled out a gun and tried to shoot Batara, who managed to return fire and fatally hit the suspect, who did not make it to hospital alive.

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Recovered from the slain suspect were ten sachets of shabu (crystal meth) and a loaded .45 caliber pistol.

The drug war casualty’s remains will be transferred to Eusebio Funeral Homes, police said.   (Editor: Gilbert S. Gaviola)

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