An operation against illegal recruiters was implemented at La Viña Hotel along Gov. Alvarez St. Zamboanga City at about 4:10 PM on November 4, 2016 led by POEA9 in coordination with RIACAT9 together with WCPC-MFU, WCPD-ZCPO, WCPD-ZCPS11, RSU PS11, CIDG, ACG, RSOG9, RACO9 DSWD and PESOCSWDO.
This resulted in the arrest of five female recruiters identified as Niña Cristina Medalle y Luna, 33, of Barangay Sta Maria, Kester Yrah Fabion y Cha, 22, of Errolville, Lunzuran, Metos Shella De Pala yMunar, 20, and Gladdes De Pala y Munar, 32 of Ybardolaza St, Diliman Quezon City, and Rosita Flores y Devera, 46, of Jasmin St. Don Juan Bayview Subdivision, Sucat, Muntinlupa City. The authorities rescued twenty-eight applicants for domestic helper and massage therapist in the United Arab Emirates. Rescued victims were turned-over to the Women’s Crisis Center for temporary custody while the suspects are detained at Zamboanga City Police Station 5 (Divisoria) for proper disposition.
-with report from PO3 Radzben S. Jul, RPIO9