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Monday, February 28, 2022

Top 9 most wanted person for rape in Caraga arrested in Surigao Norte

BUTUAN CITY -- The anti-criminality operation conducted by Dapa Municipal Police Station and Provincial Highway Patrol Group on Friday, February 24, resulted in the arrest of a village councilor in the town of Dapa, Surigao del Norte, accused of rape of a 15-year-old girl on June 24, 2021. 

Police Regional Office (PRO)-13 director PBGen. Romeo Caramat, Jr. disclosed that alias Sammy, 49 years old, the region's 9th Most Wanted Person, was apprehended in Poblacion in Dapa around 5:45PM. 

Alias Sammy was arrested under a warrant of arrest for the crime of rape issued by Regional Trial Court Branch 31, Dapa on February 16, 2022, docketed under Criminal Case No. 22-13 with a recommended bail of Php200,000.

"PNP Caraga is escalating its efforts against wanted persons to ensure that those who consciously disobey the law will be behind bars. As law enforcers, we are doing our best to give justice to the victims and safeguard the people from the threats of these criminals," said Caramat, Jr. (PNP-Caraga/PIA-Surigao del Norte)

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