A man involved in a swindling incident that occurred at about 6:00 PM on July 31, 2017 in Barangay Mauswagon, La Libertad, Zamboanga Del Norte was arrested by the authorities. The suspect with an alias “Charlie Maquiling” went to the victim’s residence and identified himself as one of their relatives and demanded from them cash worth ₱2,000.00.
Elements of La Libertad MPS proceeded to the area and discovered that the cellphone number of the victim’s half-sister was in the possession of the suspect, whose true identity was revealed to be Dombeth Cabarnes Badillo, 36, resident of Barangay Dalipugan, Iligan City. The suspect was immediately arrested for swindling and concealing his true identity and is temporarily detained at La Libertad MPS for proper disposition.
-with report from PO3 Radzben S. Jul, RPIO9