Thu. May 13th, 2021
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Authorities arrested on Friday afternoon the drug suspect who fatally shot a policeman during a buy-bust operation in Roxas, Oriental Mindoro.

Arrested was suspect Jonas Galicia during a follow-up operation at around 12:25 p.m. in Sitio Lower Sipako, Brgy. San Vicente, according to a report from the Region 4B police office.

Police said that Galicia, 30, during the buy-bust operation sensed that he was transacting with a lawman and drew his gun to fire at the other policemen who were about to arrest him in Barangay San Aquilino on Tuesday.

Galicia was identified as the one who shot MSgt. Rolly Castellano of the Oriental Mindoro PNP’s Provincial Intelligence Unit.Castellano was hit on the head and later died. SOVEREIGNPH

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