Cops kill suspected drug peddler, nab 15 others in Central Luzon anti-drug operations
A drug suspect was killed and 15 others were arrested in separate anti-drug operations in Central Luzon Tuesday, May 1, police said Wednesday.
Police Chief Supt. Amador V. Corpus, Police Region 3 chief, said Dominador Balintag, alias Jing, allegedly fired towards the operatives during a buy-bust operation in Cabanatuan City, Nueva Ecija.
This prompted the police to retaliate, resulting to Balintag’s death, he said.
He said six persons were arrested in an anti-drug operation in Malabanias, Angeles City.
Confiscated from their possession were six transparent sachets containing suspected shabu and other durg paraphernalia.
Eight others were also nabbed in Pampanga, two of them were in the act of selling and possession of 14 sachets of suspected shabu and marked money.
In another operation, a drug suspect was also collared in Pilar, Bataan.
The arrested suspects were charged for violating the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002
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