2 HVTs killed in Laguna sting

October 27, 2019

TWO notorious drug pushers who were included in President Rodrigo Roa Duterte Drug list as high value targets (HVTs) drug were killed in a buy bust operation the other day in San Pablo City, Laguna.

Calabarzon Police Regional Director PBGen. Vicente Danao Jr., identified the fatalities as Allan Saniel of Barangay Sta. Monica and Lloyd de Chavez , residents of San Pablo City, Laguna.

Recovered from their possession were P250,000 worth of suspected drugs, two caliber .45 pistols and one 9mm pistol.

According to Laguna Police Provincial Director Colonel Eleazar Matta, the operation was conducted at around 12:05 pm a few meters away from the suspects’ house.

During the operation, the suspects sensed that they were negotiating with cops so they immediately took their guns and tried to harm the cops.

A firefight immediately occurred that resulted in the death of the suspects.

Danao said the suspects were known big-time drug pushers in San Pablo City and trusted friends of Edwin Amante alias Nipis, leader of Amante Drug Group.

Record showed that the suspects could sell two to three kilos of illegal drugs in Laguna and Quezon.