Antipolo City cops arrest fake lawyer

June 15, 2024 Alfred P. Dalizon 189 views

A FAKE lawyer found to be wanted for non-bailable murder and child abuse cases on Friday was arrested by members of the Antipolo City Police Station, a report to Rizal Police Provincial Office director Col. Felipe B. Maraggun said.

The suspect, with the alias “Attorney,” was wearing a jacket with the logo of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) when arrested on NHA Avenue in Zonta Ville, Bgy. San Isidro past 1 p.m. Friday, said Antipolo City Police Station commander Lt. Col. Ryan L. Manongdo.

The official said that “Attorney” is listed as the No. 3 Regional Level Most Wanted Person in Calabarzon region until he was tracked down in his hiding place by officers from the Antipolo CPS, with the help of members of the Rodriguez Municipal Police Station and the PRO4-A Regional Mobile Force Battalion.

Manongdo said that the suspect is the subject of a non-bailable warrant of arrest for murder issued by Judge Maria Beatrice Caunan of the San Mateo, Rizal Regional Trial Court Branch 75 on November 9, 2023 and another warrant for three counts of acts of lasciviousness in relation to Republic Act 7610 or the Anti-Child Abuse Law issued by Judge Joel Bantasan of the Antipolo City RTC Branch 72 on August 14, 2023, with a P200,000 recommended bail.

The suspect is being held at the Antipolo City police jail prior to the issuance of an official jail commitment order on him by the court.