4 detainees killed in drug raid at Davao City Jail

DAVAO CITY --- Four inmates were killed, while a jail official tested positive for drug use, following a raid at the Davao City Jail early Saturday, police said. Three police officers were also wounded after an anti-drug sweep inside the jail degenerated into chaos, with inmates armed with a homemade gun and bladed weapons attacking officers. The Davao City Police Office identified the fatalities as Alvin Celis, Dexter Delfino, Flor Leonard Resturo and Jerry Fernandez. Wounded were PO2 Jonie de la Fuente, PO 1 Vincent Lomoljo, and PO1 Ramon Rey Uyanguren. About 1,000 police officers, soldiers, and agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) carried out Operation G...

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