Drug suspect slain in Nueva Ecija shootout | Inquirer News

Drug suspect slain in Nueva Ecija shootout

/ 01:22 PM July 23, 2019

ALIAGA, Nueva Ecija –– An alleged drug peddler from Cabanatuan City was killed in a shootout with anti-narcotics operatives in La Purisima village here on Monday.

Police Major Marlon Cudal, acting town police chief, said Joseph dela Cruz of Barangay Sapang, Cabanatuan City, fired a snub-nosed .38-caliber revolver at an undercover policeman but missed.

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Policemen retaliated and fatally shot dela Cruz.

Forensic investigators recovered the suspect’s firearm, the P500 buy-bust money and 10 sachets of suspected shabu (crystal meth). Armand Galang

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