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Murder suspect killed in police encounter

April 17, 2022 Bernard Galang 344 views

A MURDER suspect who hid in a mountainous area in Limay, Bataan was killed on Friday after he wielded a bolo on an approaching policemen.

In a report to Bataan police director Col. Romell Velasco, Limay police chief Maj. Gerald John Bautista said operating units of 21st SAC, SAF based in Morong, Bataan was about to serve a warrant of arrest for murder against suspect Charlie Mabag, of Bgy. Sinalangtan, Calbiga, Western Samar who had been hiding in a mountainous part of Sitio Tikip, Brgy. Reformista, Limay.

The report said that when Mabag saw the policemen, he pulled out a bolo and hacked one of the arresting personnel who sustained a laceration on his left foot.

This prompted the other cops to shoot the suspect who died on the spot.

A companion of Mabag, identified as Jan Jan Lani Passayra, 20,who also attacked one of the police officers, was shot in the right leg and was rushed to the hospital.