Suspected drug users shot dead at dawn

By: Ador Vincent S. Mayol August 03,2016 - 09:47 AM

image

CEBU CITY—Two suspected drug users were shot dead by unknown assailants early Wednesday in two villages in Cebu City that were plagued with problems on illegal drugs.

Chrisar Babatid had a drinking session with friends around 12:10 a.m. in when a man on board a motorcycle shot him several times.

Babatid died of multiple gunshot wounds in his body and head.

Relatives of the victim said Babatid surrendered during the implementation of the Oplan Tokhang last month.

Two hours after, Matt Rizon was shot dead by an unidentified assassin in Barangay Duljo-Fatima. Rizon sustained gunshot wounds on the body.

PO3 Nicolo Gonzales of the Cebu City Police Office’s Homicide Division said Rizon was also a self-confessed drug user who earlier surrendered to the police.

Since July 1, at least 18 suspected drug pushers and users were shot dead by unknown assailants.

Subscribe to our regional newsletter

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.

Read Next

Disclaimer: The comments uploaded on this site do not necessarily represent or reflect the views of management and owner of Cebudailynews. We reserve the right to exclude comments that we deem to be inconsistent with our editorial standards.

TAGS: Cebu, Cebu City, drug suspect, drugs, gunned down, shot dead, suspect

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.