4 slain in Cavite, Bulacan drug stings

Ramon Efren Lazaro, Gilbert Bayoran, Emmanuel Tupas (The Philippine Star) - January 24, 2021 - 12:00am

MANILA, Philippines — Four suspected drug dealers were killed in police operations in Cavite and Bulacan in the past two days.

Police said Reymark Chavez and Jomarie Hara drew their guns when they sensed they had transacted with undercover agents in Barangay Molino 3, Bacoor City and San Francisco, General Trias City, respectively, on Friday.

Jeffrie Cornejo allegedly shot it out with anti-narcotics agents in Barangay Olaes, General Mariano Alvarez yesterday.

In Bulacan, Travvy Canta was killed when he fired at anti-drug operatives who posed as buyers of shabu in Barangay Bunlo, Bocaue on Friday.

Meanwhile, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) declared 222 or 36.94 percent of the 601 barangays in Negros Occidental cleared of illegal drugs.

PDEA said 12 or 19.67 percent of the 61 barangays in Bacolod City are also drug-free.

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