1 slain, 3 held in Ecija stings

October 17, 2019

SCIENCE CITY OF MUNOZ -- Police neutralized a suspected drug trafficker in this city and arrested three others in separate sting operations in the towns of Quezon, Guimba and San Leonardo on Wednesday.

Killed was alias Teklo, who chose to fight it out with undercover operatives during a buy-bust operation in Bgy. Rizal, San Jose City at 4:40 a.m.

Police information head Major Manuel Catacutan said the suspect pulled out a cal.38 revolver and fired at an operative but missed, triggering a firefight which saw him dead after the operatives returned fire and hit him in different parts of the body.

In Quezon, nabbed was Roger Agravio, 23, of Centennial Village, Bldg 2, Bgy. Tenement, Western Bicutan, Taguig, and of Bgy. Bertese, Quezon.

His arrest was carried out after members of the drug enforcement team conducted a buy-bust against him at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Police also arrested two suspects in separate sting operations in Guimba and San Leonardo.