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Wednesday, 26 July 2023

Authorities nab top 5 most wanted in SurSur

TANDAG CITY, Surigao del Sur -- Authorities arrested provincial level top five Most Wanted Person on July 22, 2023, in Barangay Mabuhay, Tandag City in Surigao del Sur.

Surigao del Sur Police Provincial Office (SDSPPO) chief, Police Colonel Harry B. Domingo identified the arrested suspect as Jomar Purisima Jacinto, also known as Johnly, male, 42 years old, with live-in partner, farmer and a resident of Purok 9, Barangay Bolhoon, San Miguel, Surigao del Sur.

“The arrest of this Most Wanted Person is a testament to the commitment and exceptional capabilities of Surigao del Sur police force in the relentless pursuit of justice and preservation of public safety,” PCol Domingo said.

Based on the report, Jacinto was a former SYP Platoon 7, Guerrilla Front 19 (GF19) of North Eastern Mindanao Regional Committee (NEMRC) and presently a member of Militia ng Bayan (MB) under GF19, NEMRC.

Accordingly, Jacinto was nabbed by a joint operation conducted by the PNP personnel of 2nd Surigao del Sur Provincial Mobile Force Company (2nd SDS-PMFC) and SDS Provincial Intelligence Unit (PIU) by virtue of a warrant of arrest issued by Presiding Judge, Regional Trial Court, Branch 28, 11th Judicial Region, Lianga, Surigao del Sur.

It was learned that the said accused was wanted for the crime of Rebellion docketed under Criminal Case no L-2417 dated October 01, 2021, with no recommended bail bond.

The arrested person who is under the custody of the 2nd SDSPMFC for proper disposition. He was duly informed of his constitutional rights under Miranda Warning and Anti-Torture Act. (PIA Surigao del Sur)