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Drug syndicate head resisting arrest shot dead in Zamboanga Sibugay Zambuan

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Drug syndicate head resisting arrest shot dead in Zamboanga Sibugay  Zambuan

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ZAMBOANGA CITY — Authorities shot dead the notorious head of a drug syndicate who allegedly struck the arresting officer with a bolo during a buy-bust operation in RT Lim Municipality, Zamboanga Sibugay on Wednesday, August 10.P/ Maj.

Zamboanga Sibugay drug enforcement personnel were apprehending Alvarez when the suspect allegedly struck the arresting officer several times with a pointed bolo.

Shellamie Chang, Police Regional Office-9 Public Information Officer, identified the slain suspect as Roderick Alvarez a.k.a.

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Author / Journalist: Liza Abubakar-Jocson

Category: Nation Politics

Topics: Mindanao Zamboanga city News

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Published Date: 2022-08-11, 10:18:00

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Language: English

Original Article Length: 134 words

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News ID: 1542626

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