BANGUED, Abra – A 22-year old farmer was arrested by combined police operatives and intelligence agents based on a warrant for alleged carnapping at the Provincial Capitol compound, here, Tuesday.
Police authorities identified the arrested individual as Jonathan Cate Castañeda, 22, single, farmer and a resident of Linasin, Zone 1, Bangued, Abra.
He was arrested by virtue of a warrant of arrest issued by Judge Rafael Alzate of the Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 1 in Bangued for violation of the provisions of Republic Act (RA) 6539 or the Anti-Carnapping Law with a recommended bail of P18,000 for his temporary liberty.
The arrested individual was brought to the Bangued Municipal Police Station for documentation prior to his turnover to the issuing court for the proper disposal of the case filed against him.
By Dexter A. See