1 killed, 1 injured in Cebu drug bust


Posted at Aug 13 2011 11:54 PM | Updated as of Aug 15 2011 12:42 AM

CEBU, Philippines – One person was killed while another was injured during a drug buy-bust operation in a house in Dalaguete, Cebu Saturday morning.

Authorities said the buy-bust was conducted to arrest Jojo Genulon, a suspected drug dealer.

Genulon and his brother, Joseph, fired at police officers from the Provincial Intelligence Branch.

Genulon’s brother Joseph was killed in the exchange.

Police recovered firearms from the brothers and 2 other suspects.

They were also able to recover a grenade, sachets of drugs, cellphones and money amounting to almost P500,000.

Notebooks bearing names of contacts and a list of drugs sold were also recovered by police. -- Report from Carine M. Asutilla, ABS-CBN Central Visayas