CIDG nabs 2 top fugitives in Calabarzon

By Christopher Lloyd Caliwan

December 2, 2022, 2:21 pm

MANILA – Two most wanted persons (MWPs) in Region 4A (Calabarzon) were arrested in a recent series of arrest warrant operations, the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) reported on Friday.

In a statement, CIDG chief, Brig. Gen. Ronald Lee, said 24-year-old construction worker Arnante Domingo, tagged as the 10th most wanted person (MWP) of the Police Regional Office in Calabarzon (PRO-4A) was arrested in an operation at Barangay 7 Panungyanan in General Trias City, Cavite province on Thursday.

Domingo has standing arrest warrants for two counts of rape issued by the Trece Martires City Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 5 last Nov. 8, with no bail recommended.

The arrested person was brought to the CIDG for proper disposition and documentation.

Meanwhile, Jeffrey Moscosa was arrested at Barangay Luzviminda 2 in Dasmariñas City, Cavite on Wednesday.

He has two standing arrest warrants issued by the courts in San Pedro City, Laguna province and in Quezon City issued on September 2017 and March 2022, respectively.

Si Moscosa na sinasabing Top Most Wanted Person sa Region 4A ay wanted rin sa mga kasong Murder at Frustrated Murder in relation to RA 7610 (Moscosa, who is listed Top Most Wanted Person in Region 4A, is also wanted on charges of Murder and Frustrated Murder in relation to RA 7610),” said Lee.

Moscosa is now under the temporary custody of the CIDG in Laguna province while waiting for the return of his warrants to the courts of origin.

“The operation is still part of an all-out operation launched by the CIDG against wanted persons in compliance with the directive of General Rodolfo Azurin to conduct extensive manhunt operations on criminals wanted by the law,” Lee said.

Meanwhile, the top fugitive in the Mimaropa region has been arrested in Parañaque City.

Police Regional Office-Mimaropa (PRO-4B) Director, Brig. Gen. Sidney Hernia, said that suspect Rodel Ulan, 19, a native of Naujan, Oriental Mindoro, was arrested by joint personnel of the Regional Anti-Cybercrime Unit in Mimaropa and the Naujan Municipal Police Station, in coordination with the Coast Guard Station Oriental Mindoro in front of the Grand West Side Hotel, Bay Boulevard in Bagong Nayong Pilipino, Parañaque City on Thursday.

Ulan has pending several warrants of arrest for grave coercion, two counts of robbery, 11 counts of acts of lasciviousness and 11 counts of violation of the Anti-Child Pornography Act of 2009.

He is now under police custody for turnover to the issuing court as soon as possible. (PNA)