Another village official died after shooting out with police during anti-illegal drugs operation.

 

Dárlán Páléncìá Bárcélón

 

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Legazpi City, [07.11.18] – A village councilor [barangay kagawad] in Ligao City has died in a police led buy-bust operation this morning after putting up a fight with the law enforcers in Barangay Tuburan, Ligao City.

Crime Scene Evidence found by SOCO Team. Photo courtesy by Ligao City Police Station.

Crime Scene Evidence found by SOCO Team. Photo courtesy by Ligao City Police Station.

The victim July Ronatay, of legal age, married and a barangay kagawad was killed in an armed encounter at 7:05 in the morning today, a police report said.

Joint elements of Regional Intelligence Division/Regional Police Drug Enforcement Unit – 5, Ligao City Police Station, Police Intelligence Branch and Albay 1st Provincial Mobile Force Company conducted buy-bust operation against Ronatay.

A caliber .45 and several pieces of plastic sachets of suspected methamphetamine hydrochloride and buy-bust money were retrieved by the Scene of the Crime Operatives during the crime scene processing.