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3 suspects killed in Ecija drug busts on All Saint’s Day

/ 04:44 PM November 02, 2018

CABANATUAN CITY – Three suspected drug dealers were killed in separate police operations in Nueva Ecija on Thursday, All Saints’ Day.

At 4 a.m., Jericho Escuadro and a suspect identified only as “Matthew,” were killed in a clash with undercover policemen at P. Cruz Subdivision in Barangay (village) Mangino in Gapan City, police said.

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The two suspects, who were residents of Cabanatuan City, possessed several sachets filled with dried marijuana leaves, said Supt. Peter Madria, Gapan police chief.

At 9 p.m., Zoilo de Guzman shot at policemen after selling a sachet containing shabu (crystal meth) to an undercover agent in Barangay Abar First in San Jose City. He was killed when the police retaliated. ARMAND GALANG

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