OPERATIVES of General Trias City’s Drug Enforcement Team (DEU) killed one and arrested eight in two buy-bust operations Friday at Sitio Sampalukan, Pasong Camachile Dos, General Trias City.
General Trias’ component city police head, Supt. Paul Bometivo, identified the suspect who died in an encounter as Marlon Saquilayan alias Andak.
The suspect was about to be arrested when he drew his Cal. 38 Armscor gun and shot the poseur buyer, forcing the operatives to retaliate.
The suspect was rushed to General Trias Medicare Hospital but was declared dead on arrival by a physician.
Recovered from the crime scene were one hand grenade, one heat-sealed transparent plastic sachet with white crystalline substance suspected to be shabu and the marked money.
Police found out that Saquilayan was involved in a series of robbery/holdups amd shooting incidents in General Trias and nearby municipalities.