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2 drug ‘pushers’ dead in Batangas buy-bust

/ 11:33 AM September 28, 2019

SAN PEDRO CITY –– Two suspected drug pushers were killed in separate buy-bust operations in Batangas province.

The Calabarzon police, in a report on Saturday, said the incidents happened in Padre Garcia and Nasugbu towns on Friday evening.

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In Padre Garcia, a suspect identified only as “Lock” or “Steve” met with undercover policemen around 10 p.m. in Barangay Banaba.

Police said that after handing over a sachet of suspected “shabu” (crystal meth), the suspect suddenly fired his gun but missed to hit the policemen.

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Police returned fire and killed the suspect instantly.

In Nasugbu, suspect Joel Galicha was also killed in a shootout around 8 p.m. in Barangay Lumbangan.

Police also claimed that Galicha was first to fire but he was killed when the authorities shot back.

Recovered from Galicha was a sachet of suspected shabu and a .38 caliber gun./lzb

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