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2 killed, 1 arrested in Ecija drug bust

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2 killed, 1 arrested in Ecija drug bust

/ 09:32 PM June 18, 2017

Guimba, Nueva Ecija (Google maps)

GUIMBA, Nueva Ecija — Two men have been killed and another has been arrested following a drug bust in Barangay (village) Bantug here.

Arnold Limon, 43, was killed in a gunfight with policemen when he fired at an undercover agent to whom he allegedly sold a sachet of suspected shabu (methamphetamine hydrochloride) at 8:30 p.m. on Friday (June 16).

The police said they chased after Jon dela Cruz, 38, who was seen fleeing from the area. Dela Cruz also fired at the policemen, and was shot dead.

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Crisanto Duque, 36, showed up at the crime scene while forensic investigators combed the area. He was caught with a hand grenade.

Probers recovered from Limon a .38-handgun, two sachets of shabu, and a marked P500 bill. Dela Cruz was also carrying a .38-gun and two sachets of shabu. They allegedly belong to a robbery gang.  SFM

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TAGS: Arnold Limon, Crime, Crisanto Duque, death of a drug suspect, drug buy-bust, Drug trafficking, Guimba municipality, Illegal drugs, Jon dela Cruz, law enforcement, Nueva Ecija, police operations, resisting arrest, shabu, Shootout
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