Drug suspect killed in clash with Bataan cops

/ 02:03 PM August 18, 2016

BALANGA CITY, Bataan — The police shot dead a suspected drug dealer during a Thursday buy-bust operation, when the fatality fired at the undercover policemen.

Bryan Castanares was killed in a 1:30 a.m. firefight with policemen in sitio (sub-village) Batung-bakal at Camacho village, said Supt. Joel Tampis, Balanga City police chief.


Seized from Castanares were a caliber .38 revolver, two sachets of suspected shabu, and a P500 bill. JE/rga




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