LAGAWE, Ifugao – A 24-year old labrorer was arrested by combined police operatives and intelligence agents based on a warrant for murder while he was undergoing inquest proceedings inside the provincial prosecutor’s office for a separate crime of illegal possession of firearms and ammunitions at Poblacion here, recently.
Police authorities identified the arrested individual as John Lee Navarro Hondrado alias Leg-on, 24 years old, single, laborer, and a resident of Barangay Posada, Sara, Ilo-ilo.
He was arrested by virtue of a warrant of arrest issued by Judge Romeo U. Habling of the Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 14 in Lagawe for murder with no bail recommended for his temporary liberty. He was being subjected to inquest proceedings in the provincial prosecutor’s office after being caught in possession of unlicesned firearms and ammunitions in a police checkpoint in the area.
The arrested individual was brought to the Lagawe Municipal Police Station for documentation prior to his turnover to the issuing court for the proper disposal of the cases filed against him.
By Dexter A. See