Drug dealer shot dead in Bulacan buy-bust

A NOTORIOUS drug dealer in Bulacan was killed in a shootout with undercover officers in San Jose del Monte City on Friday.

Bulacan Police Provincial Office director Colonel Lawrence B. Cajipe said suspect Edgar Estosane, of Upper Quarry in Barangay Minuyan Proper,  sold a sachet of shabu to an undercover officer when he sensed the sting and shot the poseur but missed. Back-up operatives returned fire killing the suspect.  

Cajipe said  members of the San Jose del Monte City Police Station headed by Lieutenant Col. Gil A. Domingo recovered an improvised 12-gauge shotgun, a live shotgun ammunition, 14  sachets of shabu and a  marked P500 bill from the slain suspect.

Cajipe said that a companion of the suspect identified as Luther Obnigama was arrested in the operation.