BAGUIO CITY – The No. 1 top most wanted person in the nearby municipality of Sablan was arrested by combined detectives and police operatives during the service of his warrants of arrest in his hideout at barangay Asin here around 11:30 am Monday.
Senior Superintendent Jimmy Catanes, commanding officer of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group – North Central Luzon (CIDG-NCL), identified the arrested wanted individual as Santos Florida Alantio.
The suspect was arrested by virtue of several warrants issued by the Regional Trial Court (RTC) in La Trinidad, Benguet for five counts of rape with no bail recommended for his temporary liberty.
The arrested individual was brought to the CIDG-NCL headquarters for proper documentation prior to his turnover to the issuing court for proper disposition of the rape cases filed against him.
Elements of the Sablan Municipal Police Station led by Senior Inspector Azalea Rabena assisted the CIDG-NCL operatives in arresting the town’s top most wanted person who went on hiding after committing the aforesaid crime.
By Dexter A. See