Extortionist Arrested In Cabanglasan


Davao City – Joint AFP-PNP Law Enforcement Operation successfully arrested Jean Pacino in her house in Purok-7, Sitio Miaray, Brgy Mandahikan, Cabanglasan, Bukidnon at around 09:45 AM of July 28, 2020.

The arrested person is the live-in partner of Richard Dagno who was a convicted murderer but managed to escape from Davao Penal Colony (DAPICOL) on Dec16, 2016. The couple are both identified as Sanga ng Partido sa Lokalidad (SPL) members of GF Malayag, SRC2, NCMRC in the said barangay during the immersion of Community Support Team of 88IB. They were involved in extortion activities to construction companies that operate in the Municipality of Cabanglasan and neighbouring municipalities.

The said accomplishment was spearheaded by CIDG Bukidnon together with; 1ST PMFC Bukidnon; 12TH Special Action Company, PIB Bukidnon, Cabanglasan MPS and troops of 88IB during the implementation of Search Warrant No. 8 issued by Presiding Judge Hon. Rainier Eusebio D Aquino of Municipal Circuit Trial Court Lantapan-Cabanglasan, 10th Judicial Region dated 22 July 2020 against violation of RA 10591 (Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Regulation Act).

Confiscated on her possession were; Two (2) caliber 45 pistols, One (1) unit 12-Gauge shotgun, One (1) piece steel magazine for 12 gauge, Two (2) Pieces Steel Magazines for Cal .45 Pistol and Nine (9) pieces cartridges of 7.62mm ammunitions.

Lt. Col Franklin F Fabic, Commanding Officer of 88IB, commended the joints efforts of AFP–PNP on the successful operation against the extortionist. With the passage of the Anti-Terrorism Act, we will ensure that each member of this NPA extortionist group will be punished. We will hunt them down. The NPA has no place here in Bukidnon.” He added. (Eastern Mindanao Command)

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