- A drug suspect attempted to throw a grenade at the authorities that forced the latter to shoot him dead
- Another suspect was arrested and retrieved from them were 14 sachets of suspected shabu
A drug suspect was killed while another was arrested in a drug buy-bust operation Friday morning in Cotabato City.
The drug suspect, whose identity is still classified, attempted to throw a hand grenade from his pocket and was killed by authorities during the anti-illegal drug operation at Barangay Bagua.
Also arrested from the buy-bust was a 28-year-old man who is a member of the barangay peacekeeping team and a resident of Purok Tabanga at Barangay Bagua 1.
Aside from the grenade, also seized from the suspects were 14 plastic sachets of suspected shabu, 2 cellphones, 2 bundles of plastic sachets being used in repacking drugs, improvised tooter, lighter and the buy-bust money.