2 alleged drug peddlers die in shootout with cops in Ormoc City | Inquirer News

2 alleged drug peddlers die in shootout with cops in Ormoc City

By: - Correspondent / @rdejonINQ
/ 07:14 PM November 29, 2022
Two suspected drug peddlers were killed in an alleged shootout with policemen during a drug bust in Barangay Cogon here on Tuesday, Nov. 29.

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ORMOC CITY — Two suspected drug peddlers were killed in an alleged shootout with policemen during a drug bust in Barangay Cogon here on Tuesday, Nov. 29.

Lt. Col Angelica Starlight Rivera identified the fatalities as Paolo Ceasar Pabingwit and Jocel Renan Cabahug.

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Seized during the operation were about 130 grams of shabu worth P884,000.

Based on the investigation, Cabuhug, who noticed that he was transacting with a poseur buyer, got his firearm and aimed it at the policemen.

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This prompted the authorities to shoot Cabahug. Pabingwit was also hit.

The two men were declared dead by the Ormoc rescue group who responded to the shooting incident.

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