Cops kill alleged drug peddler in Pampanga town
A drug suspect was killed in a police anti-drug operation before dawn Friday in San Simon, Pampanga.
Chief Inspector Louie Gonzaga, officer-in-charge of San Simon Municipal Police Sation, said police conducted buy-bust operation at about 2:30 a.m. in Barangay Concepcion in San Simon, leading to the arrest of alias Ronelio of Baliuag, Bulacan.
The police operatives allegedly successfully purchased a sachet containing suspected shabu in exchange for 500-peso bill marked money.
During the arrest, the suspects allegedly “withdrew his gun and fired towards the police officers,” prompting them to exchange fire.
The suspect sustained gunshot wounds causing his immediate death, police said.
Ronelio was allegedly responsible in the proliferation of illegal drugs in San Simon.
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