PNP personnel of Dinas Municipal Police Station received a report thru cellphone call informing that two suspects were apprehended at Purok 2, Brgy. Beray, Dinas, Zamboanga Del Sur at 10:30 AM of May 9, 2022. Investigation disclosed that two male suspects allegedly armed with unknown caliber of firearms were roaming around the voting precinct at Beray Elementary School, Brgy. Beray, Dinas, Zamboanga del Sur. Military personnel of 53rd IB, PA responded to the reported place of incident and upon arrival thereat, the two suspects sensed the presence of the responding personnel and immediately ran towards the house owned by Antonia Dacay at Purok 2, Brgy. Beray, Dinas, Zamboanga Del Sur which prompted the responding elements to chase the suspects and they immediately cordoned the said house. After which they called the presence of Brgy. Chairman and Kagawads of said Barangay to witness in conducting the search and seizure operation.
As a result, the two suspects identified as Danilo Nobleza Dacay, 51 years old, married and a resident of Purok 3, Brgy. Dinas, Zamboanga Del Sur and Pepito Escuadro Dalida, 60 years old, married and a resident of Purok 3, Brgy. Dinas, Zamboanga Del Sur were arrested and confiscated from their possession and control were one unit caliber .45 pistol, with one magazine loaded with eight live ammunitions and one unit caliber 9mm pistol, with one magazine loaded with fourteen live ammunitions and two extra magazines loaded with 14 live ammunitions. The suspects and the seized items are now under the custody of Dinas Municipal Police Station while appropriate charges are now being prepared by the investigator on case for filing in the prosecution office thru inquest proceeding.