Drug suspect shot dead in Zambo City PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 13 July 2016 11:44

By DAN TORIBIO JR.

A drug suspect was shot dead by police operatives during a buy-bust operation in Zamboanga City Monday night.

Men of the the anti-drug unit of Police Station 11 conducted a buy-bust operation on Abdulasis Alibasa alias Asis around 6 p.m. near the Zamboanga Emission Testing Center at Murga St. during which he pointed a .38 cal. revolver at the police poseur buyer and was about to pull the trigger prompting a police team to open fire on him.

Asis was put into ambulance that him to the Zamboanga City Medical Center where he was declared dead on arrival.

Seized from his possession were a .38 cal. revolver and two sachets of shabu.

Asis added up to the list of drug suspects killed since President Rodrigo Duterte was sworn into office on June 30. As of last week the list showed 80 fatalities. On Monday, 5 other drug suspects killed in Quezon City.