Bacoor, Cavite, in the Philippines. Photo: Wikimedia Commons
Bacoor, Cavite, in the Philippines. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

A Filipino migrant worker was among a group of drug pushers arrested by authorities in a crackdown in the Philippines last week. On Sept. 24 in Bacoor, Cavite, police went undercover in a drug bust operation and arrested Filipino migrant worker Gary Fernandez, along with Rolly Espiritu, 27, and Jasmine Aquino, 21, The Filipino Times reported.

According to police, Fernandez gave drugs to a buyer who was an undercover officer. The drugs reportedly came from Kim Bustillo, who also made a transaction with an undercover cop.

During the police investigation, Fernandez said man known as “Biboy” were the drug suppliers. The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency and Kawit Police then conducted an operation to arrested the supplier.

The authorities arrived at a gasoline station where Biboy was and spotted his car. However, they were unable to catch him as he opened fire at them while driving away in his car.

One bystander was wounded after getting hit by a stray bullet during the shot-out.