A suspect behind the alleged abductions of officials of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) was killed in a police operation in Bulacan on Thursday morning. Major General Guillermo Eleazar, chief of the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO), identified the suspect as Leo dela Fuente, 41, from Quezon City, who was killed in a safehouse in Marilao, Bulacan, north of Manila. A firefight between the police and the suspect erupted after a search warrant was served to the suspect.
Eleazar said dela Fuente was a “main player” in a kidnapping group. The NCRPO, Police Regional Office of ... more