Gun-for-hire leader killed, pal wounded in Pan­gasi­nan

Manila Times - - REGIONS - JAIME G. AQUINO

URBIZTONDO, Pan­gasi­nan: The al­leged leader of a gun- for- hire and il­le­gal drugs syn­di­cate was killed while his com­pan­ion was se­ri­ously wounded in a shootout with op­er­a­tives in San Car­los City on Thurs­day.

Killed was Danilo Fer­nan­dez of Barangay Co­lil­ing who was tagged by po­lice as No. 1 most wanted per­son in San Car­los City for the killing of a po­lice­man and wound­ing of an­other dur­ing an en­counter last June 6.

His wounded com­pan­ion - buya Bu­latao, top drug dealer in Ba­sista town and res­i­dent of Pobla­cion, San Car­los City.

Pan­gasi­nan Po­lice Di­rec­tor, Se­nior Supt. Ron­ald Oliver-Lee, told The Manila Times that Fer- nan­dez and Bu­latao were spot­ted on board a green Hyundai Getz along the pro­vin­cial road in Pobla­cion at about 4:50 p.m. on Septem­ber 14.

San Car­los City po­lice­men led by Supt. Nestor Cusi, chased them un­til they reached Barangay Ca­mam­bugan here and

Fer­nan­dez was de­clared deadon-ar­rival at the Blessed Fam­ily Hos­pi­tal while Bu­latao who was wounded sur­ren­dered.

The slain sus­pect is the al­leged leader of the Pap­sie Gang en­gaged in gun-for-hire and al­legedly con­nected with the drug syn­di­cate in­side the New Bili­bid Prison in Muntinlupa City.

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