Philippine police kill three more drug suspects

May 29, 2016 8:22 AM (UTC+8)

 

(From AFP)

Philippine police have killed three drug suspects in a shoot-out, officials said on Sunday (May 29), the latest such deaths after president-elect Rodrigo Duterte vowed to crack down on crime by any means necessary.

Men caught drinking in public after the 10pm liquor ban are temporarily detained and made to do 40 push-ups at a police headquarters in Manila on May 28
Men caught drinking in public after the 10 pm liquor ban are detained or made to do 40 push-ups at a police headquarters in Manila Saturday

Police said they were fired on when they went to the home of a suspected drug dealer on the tiny central island of Banacon before dawn on Saturday. They returned fire and the suspect and three associates were injured.

The suspected trafficker Rowen Secretaria and two unidentified men were pronounced dead after being taken to hospital, while a fourth was treated for gunshot wounds, local police officer Roel Lagora said. Read More

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