Pusher killed, 3 held in Cavite drug-bust op

September 24, 2018

TANZA, Cavite -- Another drug pusher was killed when he resisted policemen about to apprehend him during a buy-bust operation in Bgy. Capipisa, here, Saturday morning.

Suspect Joseph Orantia died while undergoing treatment at a hospital in  this town. He yielded a cal. .38 revolver, 15 sachets of shabu and P200 marked money at 1 a.m.

Local police head Chief Insp. Dhefry Adaya Punzalan said Orantia agreed to sell shabu to an under cover agent in Bgy. Capipisa.

The suspect immediately reacted when sensing that he was framed up. He was shot dead after he fired his gun twice at the policemen.

Meanwhile in Kawit town, police conducted an anti-drug operation against notorious drug pusher Kim Bustillo at 1:45 a.m. yesterday.

During the operation, Gary Fernandez, Rolly Espiritu and Jasmine Aquino were nabbed after selling drugs to the poseur-buyer. The suspects during interrogation divulged that a certain ‘Biboy Guinto’ was their source of shabu.

Police conducted a follow-up operation at 2:10 a.m. near a gasoline station in Bgy. Balsahan where the suspect engaged the officers in a gunfight, hitting a bystander, Roberto Bracedina, who was taken to the hospital.

The suspect managed to escape.

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