ALFONSO LISTA, Ifugao November 09 – A 35-year old farmer was arrested by combined law enforcers during the service of his warrant issued by a local court at his residence at barangay Pinto here around 7 am Sunday.
Superintendent Cherry Fajardo, public information officer of the Police Regional Office (PRO) in the Cordillera, identified the arrested wanted person as Jomar Valdez Marquez, 35, married, farmer who hails from barangay Pinto, Alfonso Lista, Ifguao.
He was arrested by virtue of a warrant issued by Judge Rufus G. Malecdan of the Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 15 in Lagawe for the crime of rape in relation to the provisions of Republic Act (RA) 7610 or the Anti-Child Abuse Law with no bail recommended for his temporary liberty.
The arrested suspect, who is listed as the No. 4 top most person in the municipality, was brought to the Alfonso Lista Municipal Policed Station for proper documentation prior to his turnover to the issuing court for the proper disposition of the case filed against him.
By Dexter A. See