MANILA, Philippines — Two suspected members of a of a kidnap for ransom group were shot dead in an encounter with the police in Antipolo, Rizal Thursday morning, the Philippine National Police Anti-Kidnapping Group (PNP-AKG) reported.
The PNP-AKG said Antipolo city police officers and the AKG’s Luzon Field Unit were manning a checkpoint along Marcos Highway in Sitio Painuman, Barangay Inarawan when they spotted two armed men aboard a motorcycle without a license plate at around 5:40 a.m.
The suspects tried to slip past the checkpoint and allegedly fired at the lawmen, who returned fire.
The suspects were killed on the spot.
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