Camp Vicente Lim, Laguna: Five suspected drug pushers, two of them women, were killed in three separate anti-illegal drugs operations in Cavite on Tuesday night.
Cavite Provincial Director, Senior Supt. Eliseo Cruz said Bacoor City police conducted a buy-bust operation at about 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday against a certain “Orly” on Tulip street, Barangay Molino 2. However, sensing the presence of policemen, his group fired shots that resulted in a shootout, killing him instantly.
Recovered from the suspect were three sachets of methamphetamine hydrochloride (shabu) weighing 18 grams estimated to cost P50,000.00 and a caliber 45 pistol.
Simultaneously, another team conducted an operation in Barangay Muzon 1 in Rosario, Cavite at 10:35 p.m., against Jerry Abundo, a known drug dealer in the area.
Abundo was killed when he engaged in a shootout with the anti-illegal drugs team. Recovered from the suspect were a cal .38 revolver and an undetermined amount of shabu.
After midnight, elements of General Trias Police served a warrant of arrest against Evan Sevilla for illegal drugs case at his residence on Netherland Street, Country Meadow Subd., in Barangay San Francisco, General Trias town.
Police chanced upon Sevilla with two unidentified suspects having a pot session. But instead of surrendering, Sevilla and his companions engaged the police into a gunfight, resulting in their death.
Recovered from the suspects were three caliber .38 revolvers, packs of shabu and drug paraphernalia.