- At least 10 drugs suspects were k****d in a 24-hour operation in Bulacan
- One of the fatalities was a village councilman in Malolos
- The Bulacan PNP said the suspects fired their weapons first
MANILA, Philippines – At least 10 drug suspects were reportedly k****d in a 24-hour operations by the Philippine National Police (PNP) in Bulacan province which began Tuesday night until Wednesday night this week.
According to Inquirer, the suspects were k****d in the almost 50 police operations in different towns of Bulacan. At least 63 people were also a******d during the same period.
Bulacan police director Senior Supt. Romeo Caramat Jr. said 3 suspects were k****d in Malolos and 1 each in Guiguinto, Pulilan, San Rafael, Hagonoy, Bocaue, Balagtas and San Jose Del Monte City.
One of the three fatalities in Malolos include a barangay official identified as Henry Biñas, a councilor while the suspect k****d in Balagtas remains unidentified.
Caramat said all the k****d suspects fired their weapons first; prompting the officers to shoot back.
The suspect from SJDM, Juanito Calagos, allegedly attacked the policemen serving an arrest warrant for frustrated homicide against him. He was reportedly k****d when police defended themselves.
Also seized in the operations are 272 sachets of suspected s***u, 8 sachets of m*******a leaves and 12 firearms of different calibers with ammunitions.
The most number of drug suspects k****d in a single, overnight operation in Bulacan was 21, when the PNP conducted 24 buy-bust operations and served 2 search warrants in August last year.