Domingo Mendoza
  • Sex: Male
Incident Details
  • City of Incident: Cabiao
  • Province of Incident: Nueva Ecija
  • Killed in police operation
Source(s)

Anti-drug operatives neutralized a suspected armed drug trafficker in Cabiao, Nueva Ecija and arrested nine others during separate stings conducted in this city, in Muñoz Science City, and in the towns of San Antonio, Santa Rosa and General Tinio yesterday and Tuesday.

Killed was Domingo Mendoza, of Bgy. Buliran, San Antonio, a temporary resident of Bgy. San Carlos, Cabiao.

Police Major Rico Cayabyab, town police head, said the suspect clashed with his men shortly after consummating a drug deal with a police poseur-buyer at 11:25 p.m. Tuesday.

The encounter resulted in his instantaneous death, Cayabyab said.