PNP Caraga bares measures vs criminality
By Pcinsp Nelly T Villagarcia
Butuan City (31 May) -- One victim sustained gunshot wound on the right portion of his abdomen and immediately brought to Democrito O. Plaza Memorial Hospital for medical treatment but was declared dead on arrival by the attending physician.
The victim identified as Eleazar T. Vidal, legal age and residence of Purok-3, Patin-ay, Prosperidad, Agusan del Sur was shot by alias "Arthur", of Purok 1, Brgy Patin-ay of said town, on May 28, 2010 at 1:45 am.
Initial investigation disclosed that the group of the suspect was having a drinking spree at Alvarado-Videoke Hauz.
Incident took place at Purok-1, Sitio Taglimao, Brgy Salvacion, Prosperidad, Agusan del Sur.
Meanwhile, on their way home, suspect drew and fired his firearm towards the group of the victim who were coming out from another store.
It was learned, that the suspect left after the incident.
PNP elements of Prosperidad Municipal Police Station recovered one spent shell for caliber.45 at the crime scene.
Manhunt operation against the suspect is still going on.
The Philippine National Police led by PSINSP Elias Ricardo Edang Ricote brought Joel Pepoy Menil, alias Adok and one Pablo Longos Salude, alias Proktoy, both 40 yrs old, married, fishermen and residence of Purok-1 Barangay Nuevo Estrella, Cagdianao, Dinagat Islands Province.
Menil and Salude were arrested by PNP elements of Cagdianao Municipal Police on May 28, 2010 at 5:00 pm. at Brgy Nueva Estrella, Cagdianao, Dinagat Islands.
A warrant of arrest (WOA) for qualified theft docketed under Criminal Case number 1227 issued by presiding Judge Evangeline S Yuipco of Regional Trial Court Branch 32, Surigao City with recommended bailbond amounting to Php 24,000.00 each.
Suspects now temporarily detained at Cagdianao Municipal Police Station for proper disposition.
Dead body found
Philippine National Police elements of Talacogon Municipal Police Station who conducted investigation at the crime scene revealed that the victim sustained two (2) stabbed wounds in his breast and a kitchen knife used in the stabbing still embedded in the victim's breast which allegedly causing his untimely death.
A dead body with approximately 5'2" in height, 4O to 5O years of age, slim built with brown complexion was found dead floating in Agusan River, (Saturday) May 29, 2010 around 8:OO o'clockting in Agusan River, last in the morning.
According to the police report the dead body was found between the boundary of Brgy Culi, San Luis & Purok 8 of San Nicholas, Talacogon, both of Agusan del Sur.
Talacogon Police Officers is still conducting in-depth investigation to identify the victim and the suspect. (PNP 13/PIA-Caraga) [top]