Robber-pusher killed in Davao buy-bust

Angelo Caballero, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Nov 20 2016 12:28 PM

DAVAO - A man was shot dead in a buy-bust operation at Barangay 37-D, Poblacion, Davao City on Sunday morning.

Ben Sasidor, 20, allegedly exchanged fire with police while being apprehended at Purok 2 Mabini Street, Barangay 37-D.

Polic said the suspect also has outstanding robbery cases.

"Kini atong subject kay iladong holdaper ug snatcher. In fact daghan na ni siya na biktima, pati pulis gikawatan niya og pusil. Na priso na ni," San Pedro Police Chief Ramil Macarampat said.

(Our subject is also a notorious hold-upper and snatcher. In fact, he even stole police firearms. Hence, he has been imprisoned.)

Recovered in the crime scene were drug paraphernalia and a handmade gun believed to be used by the suspect during the encounter.