A couple who were charged with murder and arson were arrested by operatives of Alicia MPS, Diplahan MPS, RPSB9 and other intelligence operatives during a manhunt operation in Purok 3, Brgy. Sampoli-A, Diplahan, Zamboanga Sibugay at about 11:45 PM on September 1, 2017.
The arrested persons identified as Federico Lumayon and Esterlita Lumayon, both residents of Bagong Buhay, Alicia, Zamboanga Sibugay, were cuffed by virtue of a warrant of arrest for murder docketed under Criminal Case No. I-3639 and Criminal Case No. I-3806 for arson, both without bail bond issued by Judge Reuben Maraon of RTC Branch 24, Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay dated November 9, 2006 and May 8, 2007, respectively. Both accused are presently detained in Diplahan MPS for proper disposition of the case.
A man wanted for robbery was arrested by operatives of Zamboanga City Police Office along RT Lim Boulevard in Barangay San Jose Cawa-Cawa, Zamboanga City at about 1:00 PM on September 1, 2017. Ben Raser Juba y Arang a.k.a. “Arab”, 26, of Barangay Kasanyangan, was arrested by virtue of a warrant of arrest for robbery defined and penalized under Article 294, paragraph 5 of the Revise Penal Code docketed under Criminal Case Number 35125 with a bail bond fixed at Php 100,000.00 issued by Judge Vera T. Vergara of Regional Trial Court Branch 14, 9th Judicial Region, Zamboanga City dated March 31, 2017. The accused is presently detained at said police station for proper disposition.
Joint elements of Dinas MPS and Pitogo MPS conducted a manhunt operation in Barangay Tongao, Pitogo, Zamboanga Del Sur at about 1:00 PM on September 1, 2017. This led to the arrest of Mario Baul Pangpangan, 23, a farmer residing in Purok 6, Barangay Guinicolalay, Dinas town. This was by virtue of a warrant of arrest for murder docketed under Criminal Case No. 17-071 with no bail bond recommended, issued by Judge Ruben N. Bance of RTC Branch 29, 9th Judicial Region, San Miguel, ZDS. The accused is detained at Dinas MPS awaiting proper case disposition.
A fisherman was collared in Barangay Bacong, Gutalac, Zamboanga Del Norte at about 2:30 PM on September 1, 2017. Gutalac MPS personnel arrested Nelson Pallega Vega, 41, by virtue of a warrant of arrest for attempted homicide docketed under Criminal Case No. 3790-G with a recommended bail bond of ₱12,000.00 issued by Judge Jerry B. Patcho of 6th MCTC, Labason dated August 22, 2017. Said accused is presently detained at Gutalac MPS for proper disposition.
A farmer was arrested by Kalawit MPS personnel in Barangay Palalian, Kalawit, Zamboanga Del Norte at about 2:30 PM on September 1, 2017. Rodolfo Dalangon Galimon, 18, resident of said place, was apprehended based on a warrant of arrest for two counts rape filed under Criminal Case Numbers l-003200 and l-003204 with no bail bond recommended, issued by Presiding Judge Oscar D. Tomarong of RTC Branch 28, 9th Judicial Region, Liloy, Zamboanga del Norte dated July 11, 2017. Galimon is presently detained at Kalawit MPS for proper disposition.
A man charged with rape was arrested by elements of Diplahan MPS and Bayog MPS in Purok 7, Barangay Poblacion, Bayog, Zamboanga Del Sur at about 8:00 PM on August 30, 2017. George Martorellas Tac-An, 48, was nabbed by virtue of a warrant of arrest for rape with Criminal Case No. IM-17-1439 with a ₱180,000.00 recommended bail bond issued by Judge Vicente S. Dela Plaza II, of RTC Branch 31, 9th Judicial Region, Imelda, Zamboanga Sibugay. The arrested person is presently detained at Diplahan MPS for proper disposition of the case.
-with report from PO3 Radzben S. Jul, RPIO9