Two unidentified men believed to be members of the Bahala Na and Sputnik gangs were found dead in Legarda, Manila on Tuesday.
A garbage collector saw the two bodies in front of the Sta. Catalina College and informed barangay officials.
The first victim bore seven stab wounds. Near the body was a placard with the words “huwag tularan adik na holdaper at akyat bahay (do not emulate addict and thief)” while the second victim had three stab wounds.
Policemen recovered three sachets of white crystalline substance suspected to be shabu.
Meanwhile, Manila policemen who conducted a buy bust operation in Tondo, Manila shot dead Christopher “Akong” Lawan when he opened fire at the lawmen.
Police recovered 12 sachets of suspected shabu from the victim.