GAPAN CITY––Two suspected drug traders were killed when they allegedly engaged police in a gunfight during a buy-bust operation in this city, authorities said Tuesday, Oct.12.
City police chief Lt. Col. Alexie Desamito identified the slain suspects as Randy Boy Acquiat, 33, and Jonathan Ripano, 33, both residents of Cavite province.
Desamito said police recovered 15 sachets of alleged “shabu” (crystal meth) worth P510,000 from the suspects’ possession during the operation in Barangay San Roque.
Also found from the scene were two firearms, two mobile phones, and the marked money.
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