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Drug suspect slain in Masbate town buy-bust

LEGAZPI CITY –– A suspected drug pusher was killed in a buy-bust operation in San Jacinto town in Masbate province Monday night.

Colonel Joriz Cantoria, Masbate police chief, reported that anti-narcotics operatives were about to arrest Epifanio Alicando around 6 p.m. after he sold shabu (crystal meth) to an undercover police officer when he resisted and fired at the law enforcers in Barangay Danao.

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The police officers returned fire, hitting Alicando, who died on the spot.

Recovered were a caliber .45 pistol and five sachets of suspected shabu worth P20,000.

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Alicando was on the illegal drugs watch list in the Bicol region.

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