Crime group leader, member resist arrest, die in clash

November 14, 2021 Dennis Abrina 126 views

GENERAL TRIAS CITY, Cavite – A serving of a warrant of arrest yesterday turned bloody when an alleged crime group leader and one of his members resisted arrest at Cliffwood Subdivision in Governor Hills, Bgy. Biclatan, this city.

Killed in the gunfight were Emmanuel Saysay Concepcion alias “Aga,” one of the leaders of the notorious “Concepcion Criminal Group” headed by his brother, and their member whose name was being verified, said acting city police chief Lt. Col. Norman Rañon.

The group’s alleged boss, Gilbert Saysay Concepcion, who was not in the area, eluded arrest.

Joint forces of the Regional Intelligence Division 5 – Regional Special Operations Unit (lead agency) led by RSOU chief Lt. Col. Wilfredo Sy, the National Bureau of Investigation –Regional Office 5, the Regional Office 3, NBI 5 and the General Trias City Police Station served the warrants of arrest against the suspects for two counts of murder, rape, direct assault, murder (with no bail recommended) and violation of Republic Act 10591 or illegal possession of firearms.

The suspects, who saw the approaching lawmen, ran away in a bid to escape while firing their guns at the operatives.

An exchange of gunfire ensued that led to the death of Emmanuel and one of his henchmen.

Police said rewards were earlier offered for the arrest of the Concepcions and their members.

Recovered at the clash site were the slain suspects cal. .45 gun, a cal. 40 firearm, various types of fired empty shells, and cellular phones.

Authorities are conducting a follow-up operation for the arrest of Gilbert.

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