14 more drug suspects killed in Metro Manila
At least 14 suspected drug pushers were killed in separate drug operations in Metro Manila since Thursday.
Philippine Star reports said, eight of that slain, including a barangay watchman, were shot dead during a drug operation in Manila.
Killed were ex-tanod Danilo Luchaveng, 45, in Binondo; Floberto Tolentino, 61, in Sta. Mesa; Erwin Robles, in Malate; and Aguilar brothers Albert, 52, and Adriano, 62, in Sampaloc.
In Tondo, police killed Moises Canlas, 18; Matthew Buenaventura, 29; and Raymund dela Cruz, 31.
In Navotas, police officers shot dead Ramil Baramida, 41, and arrested Rogelio Onate during a raid on a house in Barangay North Bay Boulevard South.
In northern Metro Manila, four persons were shot dead by unidentified assailants in what police officers believe are drug-related incidents.
They were identified as Dante Lavarias, 50, in Bagong Barrio, Caloocan; Edrian Legaspi, 28, in Barangay Catmon, Malabon; Dendry Solo Hong, 35, in Gen. T. de Leon, Valenzuela; and Benilada Batungbakal Mayores, 59, along Hipon Alley in Caloocan.
In San Juan, Jaime Jucutan, 57, the man ranked as the city’s No. 4 drug pusher since August last year, was gunned down by a motorcycle-riding assailant on Thursday.