Wilford Garcia
  • Sex: Male
  • Age: 30
Incident Details
  • Date of Incident: September 14, 2018
  • City of Incident: Quezon City
  • Province of Incident: Metro Manila
  • Killed in police operation at home
Source(s)

MANILA, Philippines — A suspected pusher was killed and 44 others arrested in separate anti-drug operations in Metro Manila over the past two days.
Wilford Garcia, alias Ninoy, was slain in an alleged shootout during a drug sting at Garcia’s apartment in Barangay San Bartolome, Quezon City at around 11:20 p.m.
Probers recovered a .38 caliber revolver and sachets of an undetermined quantity of methamphetamine hydrochloride or shabu from the slain suspect.
Forty other persons were arrested for drug-related offenses in the city in the past two days.
In Pasig, Jordan Celestial, 31; Ramil Batino, 38; Jimson Reil, 31, and Regie Rosario, 37, were arrested in Barangay Kalawaan at around 8 a.m. as they were playing cara y cruz, an illegal numbers game.
When police frisked them, six sachets of shabu were found in their possession.