6 killed in Rizal drug bust ops

October 10, 2018

CAMP Brig. Gen. Vicente Lim, Bgy. Canlubang, Calamba City, Laguna -- Six drug suspects were killed by policemen operating against illegal drugs early morning Tuesday in Rodriguez, Rizal.

Police identified two of the suspects only in their aliases as ‘Henry,” “Atan”, and four unidentified companions.

Recovered at the firefight scene were a cal. .45 pistol, a cal. .40 pistol, 9mm pistol, three cal. .38 revolvers, a hand grenade and 70 sachets containing shabu weighing 50 grams.

Police said that aside from illegal drug trade, the group is also engaged in gun for hire, carnapping and robbery in the province of Rizal and Metro Manila.

Police from the province said they staged a buy bust at 8:15 a.m. in Bgy. San Isidro, Rodriguez town, when the group resisted and began firing their weapons at the officers, triggering a firefight.