A CIDG-Albay led operation caused the death of a suspected gun runner.

 

Dárlán Páléncìá Bárcélón

          

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The wounded Ronel Bueno is being loaded into an ambulance after the armed confrontation in Barangay Bonga, Ligao City. Photo by Ligao City Police Station.

The wounded Ronel Bueno is being loaded into an ambulance after the armed confrontation in Barangay Bonga, Ligao City. Photo by Ligao City Police Station.

Ligao City, [11.27.18] A police operation on Monday afternoon against a suspected violator of Republic Act 9516 or illegal possession or dealing of firearms and explosives in Ligao City has led into an armed confrontation that led to the death of a male suspect, a police report said.

According to Police Senior Inspector Mayvell Barcia Gonzales, Albay Police Provincial Office Public Information Officer, an Oplan Paglalansag Omega/Salikop buy-bust operation was conducted at 3:30 o’ clock in the afternoon of November 26, 2018, at Barangay Bonga, Ligao City against Ronel Bueno.

The joint elements of Criminal Investigation and Detection Group [CIDG-Albay], lead unit, Regional Intelligence Division – 5 [RID-5], 1st  Police Mobile Force Company [1st PMFC], Police Intelligence Branch [PIB] and Ligao City Police Station conducted the anti-illegal drugs operation.

A magnum caliber .22 revolver with live ammunition, one hand grenade, cell phone, and bust money were confiscated from the suspect.

The suspect Bueno of Barangay Oma-Oma, Ligao City was wounded during the operations when he tried to shoot the poseur-buyer, the report said.

He was rushed to the Josefina Belmonte Duran Memorial Hospital but was pronounced dead on arrival by the attending physicians.

This is the latest implementation of a buy-bust operation in Ligao City this year that led to an armed confrontation resulting in the death of a suspect.