Pusher killed, pal nabbed in shabu buy-bust-shootout PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 20 May 2013 11:37

A suspected drug pusher was shot dead while his companion was arrested in a buy-bust operation that resulted in a shootout at Sitio Buggok, Sta. Catalina yesterday morning.

Killed was Denusser Iskandal y Irin alias Aya Pisak. Nabbed was Ajaral Isa y Handang, 15, both of Sitio Buggok, Sta. Catalina.

A police report disclosed that men of the Zamboanga City Public Safety Company under Supt. William Gadayan staged a buy-bust operation targettingIskandal around 3 a.m.

However after the exchange of P300 marked money and a small sachet of shabu, Iskandal sensed  that it was a buy-bust operation. He drew a .45 caliber pistol and opened fire on the policemen.

The lawmen returned fire triggering a shootout. Iskandal was hit in the head and was rushed to the hospital where he was declared dead on arrival.

Isa was arrested and was taken to the central police station office for further investigation.

During a clearing operation, policemen recovered a .45 caliber pistol loaded with bullets, a medium size and a large size sachets of shabu all belonging to Iskandal Isa.

The P300 marked money and a small sachet of shabu bought by the police poseur buyer from Iskandal were also recovered by the police.

Isa was placed under investigation while the seized items were brought to the 9th PNP Crime Laboratory for examinations – Dan Toribio Jr.