Police operatives of Zamboanga City Police Station 7 (Sta. Maria) conducted intensified operation against wanted person at the vicinity of Barangay Sta. Maria, Zamboanga City at about 11:55 AM of February 11, 2018. The operation resulted to the arrest of Top One Most wanted person in Zamboanga City Police Station 7 level identified as Ritchie Vedua Y Manlocot, 30, male, single, resident of Camino Nuevo, Canelar, Zamboanga City.
This is by virtue of double standing warrant of arrest with Criminal Case no. 25645 for Murder with no bail bond recommended issued by Hon. Jesus C. Carbon JR, Presiding Judge, RTC, 9th Judicial region, Branch 16, Zamboanga City dated June 24, 2011 and warrant of arrest Criminal Case no. 27643 for frustrated murder with recommended bail of Php. 200,000.00 pesos issued by Hon. Reynerio G. Estacio, RTC Judge, 9th Judicial Region, Branch 14, Zamboanga City dated February 22, 2013. Said accused is now under police custody.
As this developed, PCSUPT Billy B Beltran, Regional Director of Police Regional Office 9, commended and lauded the efforts of operating police units of Zamboanga City Police Station 7 for a job well done.