3 slain in 2-day police drug ops in Bulacan
CAMP GEN. ALEJO SANTOS, BULACAN — Three drug suspects were killed while three others were arrested during encounters with the police in operations conducted on Tuesday (June 19) and Wednesday (June 20) in different Bulacan towns.
At 2:20 a.m. on Wednesday in the City of San Jose del Monte, police killed a suspect identified only as “Nonong.”
The police were conducting a drug buy-bust operation against Romeo Labrador, 38, a suspect in the drug watch list of Zambales province, when his accomplice Nonong fired at undercover policemen and was killed when the police returned fire.
Labrador, his wife Teresa, and Edwin Santos, were arrested in possession of six sachets of shabu (crystal meth) worth P25,000.
In Purok 6, Barangay (village) Coral na Bato in San Rafael town, the police on Tuesday evening killed a suspect identified as “Togo” following a police operation.
Killed in Barangay Taliptip in Bulakan town at a 3:30 a.m. drug bust on Tuesday was a suspect identified as “Kaliwa,” allegedly a former drug surrenderer.
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