By JOENALD MEDINA RAYOS
CAMP MIGUEL MALVAR, Batangas City – AT least 142 personalities were neutralized and their criminal activities were put to stop in a weeklong series of anti-criminality and law enforcement operations (SACLEO) of the local police force in the province of Batangas.
Reporting in behalf of provincial director PSSupt. Edwin A. Quilates, Batangas Provincial Police Office (BPPO) public information office chief, Police Senior Inspector Kermin Amor U Cabrales, said that a total of 128 anti-criminality operations were conducted for the period January 21 to 27, 2019.
Neutralized n January 21 include five suspects who were members of two (2) criminal groups, namely – Ariel Tandok Ilao, Joel Panganiban Lobrino @Oel, Eric Tandok Codico, and Aries De Padua Esguerra, all of Brgy. Dalig,Balayan, Batangas and members of Mamayog Drug Group; and Jonathan Mortedo Gubi@Bumbay of Brgy. Ilog,Taal, Batangas, and member of Navarro Drug Group.
Two days after, six (6) members of Marikit Criminal Group were neutralized in Brgy. San Miguel in Sto. Tomas town that include the group leader Arnold Monzones Marikit @Arthur Marikit, and his members, namely Erriz Shermagne Paulmino Abesamis, Dondon Precilla Catimbang, Arnel Monzones, Rossller Samonte Anilado, and Jerwin Fajardo Agustin.
On the next two days, two (2) more members of a local drug group were neutralized too. On January 24, Francisco Bagui Astilla @Joker of Brgy. Matabungkay, Lian, Batangas and a member of Warren Drug Group fell in the fold of the law. On the day after, his leader identified as Warren Adoptante Maddumba of Brgy. Bagong Pook, also of Lian town followed suit.
Completing the list on the week’s operations are three (3) more suspects in Batangas City. Rodel Dayo de Sagun Jr. and a certain Aran Val Novorra, both of Brgy. Sta. Clara were neutralized. The duo were found to be members of the defunct Recca Criminal Group whose leader and other members died in previous armed encounter with the law enforcers.
Capping the list was Manolito Malibiran Lacsamana @ Pogi of Brgy. Wawa, also of Batangas City and a member of the infamous Mallorca Drug Group.|#BALIKAS_News