7 killed, including Ozamiz City mayor in predawn Sunday drug raid
Seven people were killed, including Ozamiz City Mayor Reynaldo Parojinog in a predawn Sunday drug raid, a radio report said.
Quoting city police head Chief Inspector Jovie Espenido dzBB said police raided the Parojiog compound at 2 a.m. Sunday.
While serving a search warrant, cops met with a volley of fire from the Parojinog security gurads, prompting the police to return fire.
Initial body count is was seven including Mayor Parojinog.
The Parojinogs came to national attention after their names appeared on President Rodrigo Duterte’s list of personalities allegedly linked to illegal drugs trade.
Duterte said Mayor Parojinog is the father-in-law of Herbert Colanggo, one of the top drug lords in the country. —Erwin Sanchez Colcol/LBG, GMA News