November 26, 2018


A father and son who are wanted for Grave Threat were apprehended by virtue of a Warrant of Arrest (WOA) on Saturday morning (November 24, 2018 at 5:30 AM) in Sitio Refra, Brgy. Looy, South Upi, Maguindanao.

In his report to Acting Director, PCSUPT AMADOR V CORPUS, PSSUPT JAMES GULMATICO, Regional Chief of the CIDG RFU ARMM identified the subjects as MELENCIO BENITO SR and MELENCIO BENITO JR who were arrested by detectives of the CIDG PFU-Maguindanao together with the PMFC, Maguindanao PPO and South Upi Municipal Police Station (MPS).

During the said police operation, a hand grenade, a carbine caliber .30 rifle and five (5) rounds of ammunition were seized from the possession of the suspects.

Cases for violations of RA 10591 (Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Regulation Law) and RA 9516 (Illegal Possession of Explosives) will be filed against the Benitos.

On other operations, two (2) men and a lady were collared by manhunt teams of the CIDG on November 25, 2018 (Sunday) in Zamboanga Sibugay Province, Taguig City and Iligan City.

One ANGELO “Nonoy” BALIGASA was nabbed for the crime of Robbery by joint elements of the CIDG RFU 9 based in Zamboanga Sibugay under the direct supervision of its Regional Chief, PSUPT RICHARD VERCELES, RT Lim MPS and Philippine Army, at about 5:00 PM in Brgy. Poblacion, RT Lim, Zamboanga Sibugay Province.

While DANILO CABUEN y LOZANO was arrested by the CIDG DFU-Southern Metro Manila supervised by PSUPT ARNOLD THOMAS IBAY, Regional Chief, CIDG RFU NCR for violation of RA 9165 (Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act), at around 8:30 PM along Macupa St., Signal Village, Taguig City.

And police operatives from the CIDG RFU 10 based in Iligan City headed by its Regional Chief, PSSUPT TOM TUZON, Iligan City Police Station (CPS) and Iligan City Police Office (CPO) apprehended MARY JANE RICAPLAZA y FLORES for the crime of Theft, at about 11:30 PM in Purok 6, Brgy. Tambacan, Iligan City. ###