The Police Regional Office 7 announced the arrest of the three most wanted persons in the cities of Lapu-lapu and Cebu on Friday.
Armed with two warrants of arrest, joint operating units of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group Regional Field Unit 7- Operation and Detection Section, Regional Intelligence Unit 7, and City Mobile Force Company arrested the No. 1 most wanted person at the provincial level in Brgy. Tisa, Cebu City on October 21.
Police arrested Allan Parba, 32, of Kadasig, Phase 1 in Brgy. Tisa, Cebu City at 6:40 PM for 4 counts of Republic Act 7610 (Lascivious conduct) and Rape by sexual assault (under Article 266-A Par 2 of the RPC as amended by Republic Act 8353).
Meanwhile, two of Lapu-lapu City’s most wanted persons were arrested by the Police Station 3 Lapu-lapu City Police Office, Technical Support Company, RMFB 7, and Ginatilan Municipal Police Station at Purok Rambo, Brgy. Babag, Lapu-lapu City, Friday night, October 21.
Jaypee Toring Berdin, 30 years old, is No. 9 on the list of most wanted persons in the city for violation of Section 11 of the Republic Act 9165.
Subsequently, Nicolas Miñoza Adolfo, 44, of Purok Shooting Star, Brgy. Babag, Lapu-lapu City and ranked No. 10 on the list was arrested on the same day for violation of Section 11 of the Republic Act 9165.
Judge Nelson Leyco of the Regional Trial Court 7 Branch 27 in Lapu-lapu City issued the two warrants of arrest.
In a statement, PRO7 Director Police Brigadier General Roderick Augustus Alba commended the operating units for the successful manhunt operations on wanted persons in the region.
“Each arrest is a success for the people and the whole police force of Central Visayas. They not only make Central Visayas a safer place but demonstrated what can be achieved through vigorous police cooperation and community support in all our endeavors anchored firmly on the strategic framework, the 4Cs- Connectivity, Critical Thinking, Capability Enhancement, and Cleansing in Community Service-Oriented Policing,” he said.
PRO7 shall continue its unwavering commitment to conducting anti-criminality activities centered on the peace and security framework of the CPNP “MKK=K” program. (PRO7-RPIO)