Criminal Investigation and Detection Group conducted a police operation against a wanted individual in Cauayan City Isabela for the crime of Statutory Rape as amended by RA 8353 on January 23, 2022 at around 10:47 in the morning.

In a report submitted to CIDG Director, PBGen Romeo M Caramat Jr., the accused was tagged as Top 5 Most Wanted Person, Provincial Level, identified as Ariel Gajes Tejero, 18 years old and a resident of Brgy Amabocan, Cauayan City, Isabela.

Joint operatives of CIDG Isabela PFU and local PNP units served a Warrant of Arrest against Tejero which resulted in his successful arrest issued by Hon. Michelle Gumpal Videz, Presiding Judge of RTC, 2nd Judicial Region, Branch 24, Echague, Isabela dated December 12, 2022 with NO BAIL recommended.

“We encourage everyone, especially victims, to report any abuse incident or crime that is being committed. CIDG will work diligently to bring justice to all victims of abuse and criminal acts. Patuloy nating huhulihin at ikukulong ang lahat ng mga suspek upang maging ligtas ang ating mga mamamayan.” CIDG Director said. ###