DRUG SUSPECT grabs officer’s gun, shot dead

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CAMP VICENTE LIM, Laguna: A suspected drug pusher was killed Wednesday after he alleged grabbed the service firearm of a Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) director while being investigated at this camp. Director Yogi Filemon Ruiz, PDEA 4A regional director, said suspect Roberto Sulit, with two other suspects – Joel Aquilan and Choiset Brual –were arrested after an hour-long gun fight and stand-off in Bauan, Batangas. Following his arrest Ruiz approached Sulit for questioning, but the suspect pleaded to loosen his handcuffs being too tight. While in the process of loosening the handcuffs, Sulit allegedly grabbed the service pistol of Ruiz. A scuffle for the firearm ensued wounding Ruiz and Sulit suffered a gunshot wound. He did not reach the hospital alive.

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  1. James Jose on

    May naniniwala pa ba dyan sa nang-agaw ng baril kaya pinatay. Our Peace Officers should grow up. Barbaric pa rin.