Macabuat Jabay

Macabuat Jabay was killed when he reportedly tried to shoot at arresting lawmen. “Our police were about to implement a search warrant against (Jabay) when he pulled a gun and tried to shoot the officers,” said Senior Supt. Harry Espela, Davao Oriental police chief. Jabay was wounded and was rushed to a hospital ...

Macabuat Jabay was killed when he reportedly tried to shoot at arresting lawmen.

“Our police were about to implement a search warrant against (Jabay) when he pulled a gun and tried to shoot the officers,” said Senior Supt. Harry Espela, Davao Oriental police chief.

Jabay was wounded and was rushed to a hospital but was declared dead on arrival, he added.

According to Espela, Jabay was a “high-value target” tagged as the top shabu distributor in Mati and neighboring towns.

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