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2 slain, 100 fall in QC drug bust

  • Written by Melnie Ragasa-Jimena
  • Published in Metro
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TWO persons, including a, ex-policeman, were killed while 100 others were arrested in a joint drug-bust operation of the PDEA and QCPD PS-6 in Bgy. Payatas B, Quezon City, yesterday morning.

QCPD director Senior Supt. Guillermo Eleazar identified the slain ex-police officer as PO1 Ericsan-der Gray, formerly assigned at Regional Personnel Admission Unit, and the other fatality as a certain ‘Joseph’.

Eleazar said that about 10:30 a.m. yesterday, operatives from the Batasan Police Station-6 and PDEA, led by Director Wilkins Villanueva, were about to conduct a raid after receiving information about an on-going pot session on Bicol Extension, Bgy. Payatas B.

During the operation, a shootout erupted in the area, killing Gray and the other suspect. The two were said to be peddlers of shabu in Bgy. Payatas and Bagong Silangan.

Meanwhile, 100 more persons, including 20 woemn, were arrested during the raid.

Recovered at the crime scene were a cal. .38 pistol, live ammunition, sachets of shabu, several drug paraphernalia and P2,000 marked money.

With Jenesis Ann