There are 7 suspected drug users and peddlers, including barangay captain, were killed in a anti drug operation conducted by the police in the Manila Islamic Center this Friday.
According to the initial report from DZMM Deniss Datu, the MPD (Manila Police District) and Special Weapon and Tactics or SWAT team, and the officers of NCR Police, converged in Quiapo and San Miguel in Manila near the Manila Islamic Center in Carlos Palanca Street to carry a arrest warrants to those suspected to be involved in illegal drug trade, which is also includes some local government officials.
Police said that aside from the suspects in the Islamic Center. They are also apprehended persons of interest riding 2 jeeps, who are set to undergo background checks before released.
Media are waiting additional details from the NCRPO and MPD. Mayor Estrada is also expected to be in the scene.
Friday anti drug operation is the latest in seriec conducted in Manila, where some drug suspects were killed or arrested after President Duterte declared war on illegal drugs.
Over 6000 suspected dealers and user in Tondo surrender to the authoroties and pledged to change their lifes.