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3 suspected criminals killed in Batangas, Cavite

/ 05:04 PM July 26, 2018

SAN PEDRO CITY — Three suspected criminals were killed in separate police operations in Batangas and Cavite provinces, police said Thursday.

In Balayan, Batangas, two suspected thieves were killed in an entrapment operation around 2:30 a.m. in Barangay Lanatan.

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According to a report from the Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, Quezon police, suspect Christopher Macalalad and a still unidentified companion sold what was believed to be a stolen motorcycle to an undercover policeman.

During their transaction, Macalalad’s companion allegedly fired his gun prompting a shootout with policemen. Both were hit and died on the way to a hospital, the police said.

Meanwhile, in General Mariano Alvarez, Cavite, an illegal drug suspect identified as Crisanto Ocampo was killed in a buy-bust operation around 10 p.m. Wednesday in Barangay Maderan.

Cavite police spokesperson Supt. Chito Macaspac said Ocampo opened fire while transacting with an undercover policeman.  The police recovered from him a sachet of suspected “shabu” ((methamphetamine hydrochloride). /ee

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