PIA Press Release
PNP Mimaropa nabs region's most wanted criminal
PRO Mimaropa, Camp Efigenio C Navarro (7 October) -- At about 7:30 in the evening of October 5, 2008 at Sitio Tibag, Barangay Naugsol, Subic, Zambales combined elements of Mindoro Oriental Counter intelligence Team of RID 4B led by PO3 Alejandro Rom Anila and Subic MPS, Zambales PPO under the supervision of Pssupt Sonny Untiveros Ricablanca, Chief RID, PRO 4B apprehended Serapion Pajil Montesa alias 'Lolo', 77 years old, married, farmer, and native of Brgy Poblacion, Calatrava, Romblon.
In a report to Pcsupt Luisito Tinio Palmera, Regional Director of PRO MIMAROPA, Montesa ranks number 15 on the list of Most Wanted Persons in Mindoro Oriental with an approved monetary reward of Ninety Thousand Pesos (Php90,000) as per DILG Memorandum Circular Number 2007-80 dated July 16, 2007.
Montesa was arrested by Virtue of Warrant of Arrest for the crime of Rape docketed under Criminal Case Nr R-1203 and Statutory Rape docketed under Criminal Case Nr R-1196 issued by Honorable Judge Antonio M Rosales of RTC Fourth Judicial Region, Branch 43, Roxas, Mindoro Oriental with no bail recommended.
The arrested person was turned over to the court of origin for proper disposition. (PIA-MMIO) [top]