Two suspected drug peddlers were killed in an encounter with anti-narcotics police in Pasay City during a buy-bust operation on Friday night.


According to an initial report from Pasay City Police chief Col. Cesar Paday-os, the two men were identified only by their aliases “Ogag” and “Muslim.”

Police said the incident occurred at about 9:45 p.m. along Amazing Show Theater in Barangay 76, Pasay City.

The report stated the target of the buy-bust operation of the Station Drug Enforcement Unit (SDEU) led by Police Maj. Cecilio Tomas Jr. was Ogag.

Police recovered one plastic sachet containing white crystalline substance suspected to be methamphetamine hydrochloride, or shabu, one pistol of unknown caliber, one revolver of unknown caliber and one motorcycle.

Members of the Scene of the Crime Operation (SOCO) are still processing the area.

Source: Manila Bulletin (