Drug suspect shot, wounded PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 24 August 2016 11:21

A suspected drug pusher was wounded during a buy-bust operation at Sitio Tigbao, Barangay Licomo last Monday night.

Jailani Hassan y Jakaria, alias Aladin, 21, of Tigpalay, Tungawan, Zamboanga Sibugay, sustained a bullet wound in the body and was taken to the hospital for treatment.

A police report disclosed that men of the Vitali Police Station led by Chief Insp. Salvador Galvez conducted a buy-bust operation targeting Hassan.

Hassan, who was with a cohort identified as Tutong Asani aboard a motorcycle, transacted with a police poseur buyer around 7:15 p.m.

However when they sensed that it was a police operation, one of them drew a handgun and fired at the police back-up team, but missing the target

The suspects sped away that prompted the police to shoot them hitting Hassan who was the backriding on the motorcycle.

Asani escaped towards Tictapul area, police said.

A hot pursuit operation continued that resulted in the recovery of a Honda Wave motorcycle at Sitio Texas, Licomo. It was abandoned by Asani.

Meanwhile, policemen confiscated from Hassan’s possession four sachets of shabu, P500 marked money and drug paraphernalia.

In another operation, men of the Divisoria Police Station under Chief Insp. Arlan Delumpines arrested a female pusher during a buy-bust operation inlOrenzo Heights in Putik last Monday night.

Nabbed was Julie Rubio Tan, 29, single.

Confiscated from her possession were five sachets of suspected shabu including the buy-bust item, P200 marked money.

The suspect was detained while the seized items were forwarded to the 9th PNP Crime Laboratory for examination. – Dan Toribio