Incident Details
  • Killed in police operation
  • Date of Incident: May 9, 2021
  • Time of Incident: 4:00 am
  • Location of Incident: Sitangkai, Tawi-Tawi

Two suspects, father and son, as well as an unidentified woman, were killed in a joint police and military operation in Barangay Sipangkot, Sitangkai town.

PNP identified the suspects as Girang Lipae and his son Basil Lipae, wanted for multiple murder. PNP said the suspects fired upon the operatives when they sensed their arrival, prompting to police to retaliate.

Another unidentified female adult was also killed in the firefight between the suspects and operatives.