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17-year-old drug suspect killed in Nueva Ecija police operation

/ 06:15 PM August 07, 2017

CABANATUAN CITY – A 17-year-old boy was killed during a police drug bust on Sunday (Aug. 6).

Ellison Malubay and an accomplice were subjects of a police operation, when Malubay suddenly opened fire at an undercover police officer, forcing the enforcers to fire back, according to Supt. Ponciano Zafra, chief of the Cabanatuan City Police Station.

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The boy was brought to a hospital where he was declared dead on arrival. The other suspect managed to escape.

Recovered from the crime scene were seven sachets of suspected shabu (methamphetamine hydrochloride), a 1,000-peso bill used in the transaction and a .22-caliber pistol. –Armand Galang /atm

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