The Philippine Star

Shabu tiangge operator killed in drug sting

- – Cecille Suerte Felipe, Ed Amoroso

An alleged operator of a shabu tiangge in Quezon was killed while six others were arrested in a drug raid yesterday.

George Marcon traded shots with law enforcers in Sibang Purok 2 Bangkusay, Barangay Dalahican, Lucena, police said.

Mary Ann Magpantay, Jomar Bautista, Jhomark Rima, Rinato Tianela, Benji Leona and Edgar Arcilla were arrested.

Personnel of the Lucena drug enforcemen­t unit conducted the operation at around 6 a.m. after receiving reports that Marcon’s house was being used as a shabu

tiangge and a drug den. Police said sachets of shabu and the gun used by the slain suspect were recovered at the scene.

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