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Drug suspect slain in Ecija buy-bust

/ 02:45 PM June 26, 2018

JAEN, NUEVA ECIJA – A drug suspect was killed in a Tuesday morning (June 26) clash with the police during a drug operation in Sitio (subvillage) Bliss, Barangay (village) Niyugan here.

Mark Albert Bautista resisted arrest and sped off in a motorcycle after handing over a sachet of shabu (crystal meth) to an undercover policeman at 8:30 a.m., said Chief Insp. Joel dela Cruz, Jaen police chief.

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The police gave chase and cornered Bautista inside a house, where he reportedly opened fire and was killed in the ensuing gunfight. Investigators recovered a hand gun near Bautista’s body. ARMAND GALANG

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