PNP DRUG ENFORCEMENT GROUP (PNP DEG), CAMP BGEN RAFAEL T CRAME, QUEZON CITY– Operatives of PNP Drug Enforcement Group, Special Operations Unit 7 under the direct supervision of PBGEN REMUS B MEDINA, Director PNP DEG, together with personnel of RHPU7, CIDG7, RID7, CIU-CCPO and PDEA RO7, conducted a joint anti –illegal drug operation (buy-bust) on July 8, 2021 at about 8:30 PM at Brgy. Mambaling, Cebu City turned into an armed encounter which resulted to the untimely demised of two suspects named certain “Ryan” and Kerlou”.

During the buy-bust operation the operatives were able to confiscate the following:

(a.) Ten (10) knot tied plastic and three (3) large plastic covered with Chinese tea packaging of a white crystalline substance believed to be shabu weighing more or less 4.5 kilos with a Standard Drug Price of Php 27 million pesos;

(b.) One (1) unit Toyota Vios colored red; and

(c.) 1 AR9 1.45 pistol

During the operation, one of the suspects was able to sense that he is transacting with an operative, he suddenly drew out his firearm and fired at the poseur-buyer. Operatives retaliated which resulted to an exchange of gunfire from both parties that caused the death of the two suspects while no casualties on the government side.

In addition, the two suspects are reported big time suppliers of illegal drugs in Cebu City and being monitored by the operatives of Special Operations Unit 7.PGEN GUILLERMO LORENZO T ELEAZAR, Chief, PNP, commended the continuing efforts of the DEG operatives as they relentlessly pursue the suspects who are continuously defying the orders of the law. ###