Arrest of Rank No. 2 Most Wanted Person
MPC, Camp BGen Vicente P Lim, Calamba City on August 30, 2019 @ 9:00 am. Our friends from the media, other officers present, ladies and gentlemen, a pleasant morning to everyone. We would like to present to you our accomplishment on our operations against Most Wanted Person.
Yesterday, August 29, 2019 at around 2:20 in the afternoon, elements of Regional Intelligence Division 4A under the direct supervision of PCOL Serafin F. Petalio II in coordination with RID of Police Regional Office 7, Toledo City Police Station, Cebu and Dasmarinas City Municipal Police Station conducted joint operation, which resulted on the arrest of suspect identified as MARVIN OPAMIN DUPAL-AG @ Marvin at Barangay Cantabaco, Toledo City, Cebu.
DUPAL-AG ranked Number 2, Most Wanted Person Regional Level was arrested by virtue of Warrant of Arrest issued by Judge Norberto Quisimbing Jr. of RTC Branch 21 Imus City, Cavite dated March 3, 2008 for the crime of Murder and another Warrant of Arrest issued by Judge Fernando Felicen from RTC Branch 21 in Imus City dated October 13, 2008 for the case of Frustrated Murder and Violation of RA 6539 or Anti Carnapping Act of 1972.
Accordingly, DUPAL-AG is one of the prime suspects on the crime of Frustrated Murder on the victim identified as DAVE BARAZAGA y MEDINA that happened on July 15, 2007 in Dasmariñas City, Cavite. Moreover, Carnapping was also filed against the suspect, which on that same day he carnapped a vehicle that was used as a getaway vehicle after said incident.
Additionally, a crime of Murder, the victim was identified as JERSON JOSEPH BELTRAN CABAYAN which transpired on November 9, 2003 at Dasmarinas City Cavite.
The suspect hid for almost 16 years after he committed the crime of murder in 2003, however with the joint efforts of our intel operatives and the cooperation of the community, DUPAL-AG was arrested yesterday afternoon.
This is in consonance with the marching order of the Chief PNP to account all the wanted person in the entire CALABARZON.
I hereby commend all the operating units and our counterpart from the Police Regional Office 7 for their diligence in solving said cases going after this Most Wanted Person.
We shall remain firm in our stance to put these criminals behind bars. We are continuously appealing to the public to report incidents as well as whereabouts of these suspects for their immediate arrest so that the rule of law will take its course and that justice will be served.