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Suspected rebel wanted for murder killed in shootout with cops in Camarines Sur

LEGAZPI CITY — An alleged official of the communist New People’s Army (NPA) was killed in a shootout with police who tried to arrest him in Balatan town in Camarines Sur province on Saturday night, March 20.

Camarines Sur police said in a report Sunday that Carlito Perit, a commanding officer of a rebel platoon operating in Balatan town, resisted arrest and engaged in armed confrontation with the police officers who were serving him his arrest warrants in Barangay (village) Laganac at around 7:35 p.m.

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He was taken to a hospital but died along the way.

Perit was facing charges for murder, frustrated murder, and direct assault with attempted murder, the report said.

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Police recovered seven fired cartridge cases for 5.56mm., a caliber .45 pistol and several bullets.

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