Drug pusher killed in anti-drug ops PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 11 June 2018 17:41


A suspected drug pusher was killed in an anti- illegal drug operations conducted by police in Barangay La Dicha, Malangas, Zamboanga Sibugay last Saturday.

A Police Regional Office-9 report identified the suspect as Jeelan Nadila Catil, a newly identified drug pusher and resident of Barangay Dansulao, Malangas, Zamboanga Sibugay.

The report said that during the reported exchange between the suspect and the police officer, the former noticed that the person he was dealing with was a law enforcement officer and fired towards the latter.

The police officer was able to avoid being hit and fired back, hitting the suspect.

Catil was brought to a local hospital but was declared dead after several minutes.

Police recovered a sachet of suspected shabu and a .38 caliber revolver from the suspect.

The confiscated items were placed under the custody of the Malangas Police Station for proper disposition.  (Remus Ong)