CABANATUAN CITY — Two suspected shabu (crystal meth) peddlers were killed during police operations in this city and San Antonio town on Friday and Saturday.
But Senior Supt. Eliseo Tanding, Nueva Ecija police provincial director, maintained that the suspects fired first.
Arturo Cristobal was killed in an 11:30 p.m. drug bust along Kalye Vicente at Barangay (village) Sumacab Sur here on Saturday, after he sold a sachet filled with a crystalline substance for P1,000, said Supt. Ponciano Zafra, city police chief.
At 3:25 a.m. on Friday in San Antonio, Reynaldo Calison, 42, who ranked second in the police’s wanted list, was killed after he allegedly fired at undercover policemen during a police operation in Barangay Sta. Cruz.