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Alleged drug pusher killed in Batangas shooting

By: - Correspondent / @marraherikaINQ
/ 04:33 PM November 24, 2016
This photo taken on July 27, 2016 shows a police officer investigating the dead body of an alleged drug pusher killed in the street in Manila. Hundreds of people have died since President Rodrigo Duterte won a landslide election in May, promising to rid society of drugs and crime in six months by killing tens of thousands of criminals. Police figures showed this week that 402 drug suspects had been killed a month into Duterte's presidency. This figure does not include those slain by suspected vigilantes. / AFP PHOTO / NOEL CELIS / TO GO WITH Philippines-crime-drugs-rights,FOCUS by Noel Celis

A drug suspect shot dead on a street in the Philippines. (AFP FILE PHOTO / NOEL CELIS)

BATANGAS CITY — A jobless man who was on the local police drug watch list was killed in Malvar town in Batangas province Thursday afternoon, police said.

The Malvar police chief, Senior Insp. Arwin Baby Caimbon, said Bernardo Castillo, 35, was walking home from his father’s house when he was shot by a gunman riding in tandem with another unidentified man on a motorcycle without a name plate in Barangay (village) San Piquinto at around 12:15 p.m.

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Caimbon said that the victim was listed as a drug pusher by the Malvar police station.

As of this posting, the police were investigating to identify the two gunmen who immediately fled after the shooting.  SFM/rga

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