By Arwen Pascua
MANILA — TWO motorcycle-riding suspects were killed during an encounter with arresting police operatives in the wee hours this morning in Laguna province.
A member of the arresting team was also wounded when they engaged the suspects at Purok 3, Barangay Balayhangin, Calauan, Laguna at 3:15 a.m. on Wednesday. He is now in stable condition.
Both suspects were declared dead-on-arrival by Dra. Nathaneel Rallos at the Panlalawigang Pagamutan ng Laguna in Bay, Laguna this afternoon.
SOCO Team of Laguna PNP said that no identification was obtained from the suspects.
Earlier on Tuesday, two riding in tandem armed suspects also died in an encounter with Highway Patrol Group operatives in San Rafael, Bulacan.
Reports reaching the PNP Command Center in Camp Crame from the PNP Highway Patrol Group showed that at 7:30 p.m. of November 17, 2020, victim Crisanto Delos Santos of Barangay Bitin, Bay, Laguna was robbed at gunpoint by two armed suspects along the National Road in Barangay Lamot 2, Calauan, Laguna.
The suspects fled with the victim’s color blue Rusi motorcycle with registration number 041-524647, and cellphone. (AI/MTVN)