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Drug suspect killed in Albay shootout

By: - Correspondent / @msarguellesINQ
/ 09:55 AM June 23, 2021

LEGAZPI CITY— A drug suspect was killed on Tuesday afternoon in a shootout with the police during a drug bust in an upland village in Daraga town in Albay province, a police report said Wednesday.

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Norkasan Samporna, a resident of this city and a high-value target (HVT) illegal drug peddler, was the subject of a drug buy-bust operation in Barangay (village) Budiao at around 4:15 p.m., according to Police Major Maria Luisa Calubaquib, Bicol police spokesperson.

The suspect allegedly resisted arrest and engaged the arresting policemen in a gunfight that led to his instant death.

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Seized from the suspect was 5 grams of suspected shabu (crystal met) worth P30,000.

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