PNP DRUG ENFORCEMENT GROUP (PNP DEG), CAMP BGEN RAFAEL T CRAME, QUEZON CITY– On March 5, 2021 at around 10:30 PM operatives of Special Operations Unit 1 led by PMAJ RAYMOND C NICOLAS under the direct supervision of PBGEN RONALD O LEE, Director, PNP DEG with Pangasinan PIU and Manaoag Police Station conducted a buy-bust operation at Oraan East Manaoag, Pangasinan which resulted to an armed encounter and neutralization of the following: suspects;

  1. Renzeil Sibelius, 32yrs old, jobless, a resident at Tuding, Itogon, Benguet; and
  2. Gervin NginaSalbino, 30yrs old, driver and a resident at Tuding, Itogon, Benguet.

During the said operation, the operativeswere able to seized the following:

  1. One (1) cal. 45 Pistol with magazine;
  2. One (1) Cal .38 revolver with live ammos;
  3. Fired Empty Shells;
  4. One(1) silver gray Toyota Innova with plate NAS 7152; and
  5. Three (3) kilos of suspected dried marijuana leaves with standard drug price of Php 360,000.00.

The operation stemmed from COPLAN V-SLICE and accordingly, as the transaction was ongoing the suspects sensed that they were transacting with police operatives, they both draws firearms, aim and fired several times towards our police operatives which prompted them to retaliate and defend their selves that resulted to untimely death of the suspects. Both were notorious drug peddler operating in PROCOR, Pangasinan, Near Provinces and Metro Manila. This has been the 3rd successful accomplishment of SOU-1 under the said COMPLAN.

PBGEN LEE said “Our Group is tirelessly sweeping our street to eradicate the persons who are involved in illegal drugs transaction to make our communities a better place to live in”. ###