PCSUPT ELMER C BELTEJAR, Acting Regional Director PRO8 pins the Medalya ng Sugatang Magiting to PO1 Nestor Peru Villanueva Jr

PCSUPT ELMER C BELTEJAR, Acting Regional Director PRO8 pins the Medalya ng Sugatang Magiting to PO1 Nestor Peru Villanueva Jr, for having been wounded in action during the conduct of joint police operations of CIDG 8, PIB-PAIDSOTG, PPSC-SWAT and MAIDTOSG, Marabut MPS, SPPO at about 6:20 AM August 24, 2016 at Brgy. Logero, Marabut Samar for the implementation of Search Warrant for violation of R.A. 9165 (Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002) and R.A. 10591 (Comprehensive Law on Firearms and Ammunition) against Ernesto Gonzales, alias "Erning" a known drug pusher in Marabut, Samar and a gun for hire who aggressively fired at the operating teams which resulted to the wounding of PO1 Villanueva in his right chest. The police officer was immediately brought to Divine Word Hospital, Tacloban City for proper medical treatment. With this notable deed and dedication to his sworn duties, said PNCO earned distinct honor and prestige, worthy of recognition from the entire members of the PNP.