A suspected drug pusher was killed following an armed confrontation with the operatives of Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU) in an anti-illegal drug operation in Nagcarlan,Laguna ,yesterday morning.
Chief Inspector Gaylor Pagala identified the slain suspect as certain Ramil alyas Toto of legal age and resident of Bgy. Oples, Nagcarlan, Laguna.
The confrontation transpired at about 12:25 a.m.
Initial investigation conducted disclosed that coordination with PDEA PRO4-A which resulted to an armed confrontation, resulting to death of the suspect after the police poseur buyer was able to purchase 2 heat sealed transparent plastic sachet of shabu.
Over in Sto. Tomas, Batangas, a drug offender was shot dead by authorities during the buy-bust operation the other day.
The suspect who sustained several gunshot wounds in an encounter identified by the Sto. Tomas police commander Supt. Jacinto R. Malinao, Jr. as Eduardo Mendoza.
Mendoza sustained several bullet wounds in different parts of the body causing his instant death while his cohort who was wearing dark color jacket was able to elude arrest when he quickly boarded an unknown type of motorcycle.