Policemen patrol a dimly lit alley in Metro Manila. Photo: Reuters

Philippine police colonel killed into shoot-out with other officers after being caught selling drugs

  • Santiago Rapiz, a police officer in the southern city of Dipolog, was on a list of 6,000 suspected dealers compiled by Rodrigo Duterte’s government
  • Human rights groups say thousands have been executed in what amounts to systematic extermination of drug users in the poorest communities
Topic |   The Philippines

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Policemen patrol a dimly lit alley in Metro Manila. Photo: Reuters
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