MANILA, Philippines — One of the suspected top suppliers of party drugs in Metro Manila was killed during an operation by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in Sta. Cruz, Manila on Monday night.
A report from the PDEA said that the operation’s target, Steve Pasion alias “John,” sustained a gunshot wound in the chest.
“Ang background nitong si Steve Pasion, isa siya sa talagang big-time supplier ng party drugs at shabu dito sa Metro Manila. However, parang naka-timbre siya na sinusundan na siya, kaya ‘yong ibang stocks niya nalipat na sa ibang lugar,” PDEA Special Enforcement Service (SES) Acting Director Levi Ortiz said in a press conference on Tuesday.
Ortiz said Pasion was driving his Toyota Fortuner sports utility vehicle near his condominium unit along Rizal Avenue corner Doroteo Jose Street when