By Staff
First Posted 07:14 PM July 18, 2018
Last Updated 09:18 PM July 18, 2018

Naval, Biliran – An alleged drug pusher was shot and killed by a joint force of Biliran PPO PDEU (Provincial Drug Enforcement Unit) and Naval PS DEU (Drug Enforcement Unit) during a buy-bust operation in Brgy. Atipolo here around 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, 18, 2018.

Rogelio Vaporoso Caparro, 34, resident of Brgy. Sampao, Almeria, Biliran was in the police drug watch list. He attempted to flee using a motorcycle when he sensed that the buyer was an undercover policeman.

Caparro suffered fatal bullet wounds after he attempted to draw out his pistol. He was rushed to the Biliran Provincial Hospital (BPH) where he was declared dead in arrival (DOA) around 3:55 p.m.

Authorities recovered 5 sachets of alleged illegal substance and 500 pesos marked money.

He is the first Police Anti Drug Operation casualty in Biliran since the start of the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte. –

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