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2 drug suspects slain in Isabela buy-bust

/ 03:57 PM July 11, 2019

CAUAYAN CITY – Two suspected drug dealers were shot dead by policemen during a buy-bust operation here on Wednesday evening.

Killed were Eduardo Barroga, alias Junior, and Butch Felipe, both tricycle drivers.

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Police said they were tipped off that the two had been selling shabu (crystal meth), which led operatives from the Cauayan police station, Regional Intelligence Division and Regional Anti-Drug Enforcement Unit to launch a buy-bust operation.

The two drug suspects then sensed that they were dealing with a police undercover agent that resulted in a gunfight at Barangay Bacareno.

Seized from the slain suspects were two .38-caliber revolvers, bullets, five heat-sealed sachets of shabu, P1,000-bill marked money, a motorcycle, and a mobile phone.

The suspects’ relatives said the two had been the police’s undercover agents and denied that the two were involved in the drug trade. Villamor Visaya Jr. /lzb

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