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Chinese drug trafficker dies, 2 others arrested in separate stings

A CHINESE drug trafficker died while another Chinese national and a Filipino were arrested in separate  buy-busts over the weekend in Angeles City..

Joint Operatives of the PDEA RO-NCR Manila District Office, PDEA RO III RSET 1 and Angeles City police conducted the first drug operation in Barangay Pampang, Angeles City.

Authorities said  Chinese national Willy Tan Zhang alias Ching, 51, a resident of Unit A Timog Hills Townhouse, Bgy. Pampang, Angeles City, Pampanga, tried to resist  arrest leading to his heart attack.

The suspect was rushed to a hospital but later died.

Operating teams confiscated in the operation some 85 kilograms of shabu worth P578 million and the boodle money. Invited for questioning was Reziel Barelos Manalo, Filipino, 30, of Sitio 6, Muzon, San Juan, Batangas.

The second operation was launched on Poinsettia Ave., Bgy. Pampang, Angeles City by members of the PDEA RO-NCR Eastern District Office, PDEA Region 3 Pampanga Provincial Office together with City Intelligence Unit, Angeles City Police Office.

They arrested another Chinese national, identified as Yi Xin Li,  49,  of 1280 Jose Abad Santos Ave., Tondo, Manila; and Mark June Barsaga alias Mac Mac, Filipino,  23,  a construction worker and resident of Dalahican St., Sta. Teresa, Purok 7, Lucena, Quezon Province.

Seized from them were  29 kilos of  shabu, eight  bundles of boodle money, three  cellular phones; identification cards, and the SUV being used by the suspects.

All the suspects will be charged with violation of  RA 91659.