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Suspected drug pusher slain in Albay buy-bust

/ 02:51 PM July 19, 2019

LEGAZPI CITY — An alleged illegal drug pusher died in a shootout with anti-narcotics operatives in an anti-illegal drug operation in Camalig town in Albay province Friday.

Rody Morauda, 36, was selling suspected “shabu” (crystal meth) to a police undercover agent at 10:20 a.m. in Purok (zone) 2 of Barangay Ilulan, when he sensed that it was a drug sting, said Major Maria Luisa Calubaquib, Bicol police spokesperson.

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Morauda pulled his caliber-.38 gun, forcing police operatives to shoot him.

The victim died on the way to the Bicol Regional Teaching and Training Hospital  here.

Recovered from the scene were four sachets of shabu. Mar S. Arguelles  /lzb

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