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Drug suspect killed in Ormoc City shootout

By: - Correspondent / @rdejonINQ
/ 05:37 PM July 14, 2016

ORMOC CITY, Philippines—A drug suspect here was killed in an alleged shootout with operatives of the City Anti-illegal Drugs Special Task Force (Caidsotf) during a buy-bust operation in a lodging house along Rizal Street in Ormoc City, Leyte past 8 p.m. on Wednesday.

Senior Supt. Ramil Ramirez, Ormoc police director, said Boien Chiong, 37, was on the watch list of drug personalities in the city.

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SPO2 Kenneth Valley, Caidsotf operative, said they formed a team to conduct a buy-bust operation when they learned Chiong was in the pension house.

An operative then went undercover and posed as a buyer. The transaction took place inside room 205 of the lodging house past 8 p.m.

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But Chiong noticed the presence of policemen, drew a gun and fired at the operatives.

The police officers returned fire hitting the suspect in different parts of his body, killing him on the spot.

Recovered from the suspect were one medium and three small sachets of shabu worth about P50,000 and a .45-caliber pistol with four ammunition. RAM/rga

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