Arnel Torrejos
  • Sex: Male
Incident Details
  • Date of Incident: October 24, 2018
  • Time of Incident: 12:30 pm
  • City of Incident: Tanza
  • Province of Incident: Cavite
  • Killed in police operation in public
Source(s)

SAN PEDRO CITY – An illegal drug pusher was killed in a buy bust operation in Tanza, Cavite on Wednesday.

Police identified the suspect as Arnel Torrejos.

A report from the Calabarzon police said the bust happened around 12:30 a.m. inside the Belvedere Subdivision in Barangay Paradahan 1.

According to police, an undercover police officer, posing as the buyer, was able to buy P300-worth of suspected shabu (crystal meth) from the suspect.

Police said Torrejos was about to be arrested during the bust when he suddenly pulled out a gun and opened fire. The police officers then fired back. Torrejos succumbed to his gunshot wounds on arrival at the hospital, police said. /muf