Bulacan cop killed by man acquitted from drug rap

By: - Correspondent / @inquirerdotnet
/ 01:57 PM October 19, 2019
Police Corporal Danilo Tamaliluan. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Police Corporal Danilo Tamaliluan. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

PLARIDEL, Bulacan –– A police officer was killed by a man, who had allegedly been threatening people with a shotgun on Friday night.

Police Corporal Danilo Tamaliluan was part of a team that responded to a complaint regarding Nesty Nacino, who was jailed in 2008 but was released from the Bulacan Provincial Jail in 2016 after being acquitted of a drug possession charge.


Nacino was allegedly acting strangely and had terrified residents of Barangay Lalangan, said Police Col. Chito Bersaluna, Bulacan police director.

The suspect shot Tamaliuan in the face and exchanged fire with four other policemen as soon as he caught sight of the law enforcers.


Tamaliuan was rushed to Doctor Peralta Hospital, where he was declared dead on arrival.

His team members chased Nacino who hid inside a construction site. Nacino hurled a grenade, which did not explode, and was killed in the ensuing gun battle.

Bersaluna said the suspect may have been under the influence of a narcotic and possessed 66 sachets of what could be shabu (crystal; meth).

Nacino was under a drug watchlist./lzb

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