A FORMER drug suspect was shot dead inside a bar in Quezon City on Saturday night, according to police.
The victim, Noel Sanchez, was drinking at a bar along Senatorial Road Area in Barangay Batasan Hills at 9 p.m. when a gunman barged into the place and shot him, police said.
Sanchez tried to flee but was killed eventually by his assailant.
A barangay official said Sanchez was a drug suspect who had surrendered to authorities through the Philippine National Police’s anti-drug campaign “Oplan Tokhang.”
The victim’s relatives did not comment on the incident, as the case was turned over to the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) of Quezon City. ELSHAMAE ROBLES