Philippine National Police - Anti-Illegal Drugs Group (PNP-AIDG) personnel killed Meco Tan, a big-time drug lord who is also a famous drug laboratory operator. An arrest warrant was about to be served to Tan in his residence subdivision located in Quezon City when he tries to run away, riding a Honda Civic. There, pursuit started and shootout ensued that resulted for Meco Tan's death.
A backpack full of suspected shabu was also found in Tan's getaway vehicle. Police chief Ronald dela Rosa went to the area to assist PNP operation.