A MOST wanted drug personality in Oas, Albay, was killed in a gunbattle with agents of the 5th Regional Criminal Investigation and Detection Unit last Wednesday afternoon, Philippine National Police Criminal Investigation and Detection Group director Chief Supt. Roel B. Obusan said yesterday.
Suspect Henry Belgar alias ‘Putol,’ 41, of Purok 1, Bgy. Iraya Norte, Oas, shot it out with the 5th RCIDU operatives under Senior Supt. Marlon Tejada and was killed in the process. The suspect has been tagged as the no. 3 drug personality in the entire province and the 4th most wanted man in Oas.
The firefight took place shortly after the suspect sensed he was dealing with an undercover officer and pulled out a concealed firearm and started shooting.
The operation was conducted by the 5th RCIDU with the help of the Police Regional Office 5 and the Oas Municipal Police Station.
Recovered from the possession of the slain suspect were two caliber .38 revolvers and four heat-sealed plastic sachets containing shabu.
In Banga, Aklan, local CIDG operatives arrested Raymund Su-ay, a wanted murder suspect tagged as the no. 1 most wanted person in Leganes, Iloilo, Wednesday noon.
With Sonny Sales