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Suspected drug pusher dead in Laguna

/ 08:37 AM August 18, 2019

 SAN PEDRO CITY–A man tagged as a “high value target” of the police for illegal drugs was killed in a buy-bust operation here, police said Sunday.

In a text message, Laguna police director Col. Eleazar Matta said they conducted the buy-bust around 10:30 p.m. Saturday in suspect Renan Mojado’s residence in Barangay (village) San Agustin, in the adjacent town of Alaminos.

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Mojado, who was listed a police target in San Pablo City, drew and fired his gun, forcing police officers to return fire, Matta said. 

Mojado was killed on the spot.

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Recovered from him were eight sachets of suspected “shabu” (crystal meth), worth P150,000. Police also found on the scene a 9mm gun. /je

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