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Main suspect in Lubigan’s slay falls in Trece Martires

March 12, 2023 People's Tonight 356 views

TRECE MARTIRES CITY, Cavite — The Trece Martires PNP Tracker Team under the leadership of PLt. Col Jonathan A. Asnan, Chief of Police, combined forces of the Provincial Intelligence Unit of the Cavite PPO, in coordination with the Provincial Intelligence Unit of the Rizal PPO and SWAT Rizal arrested the main suspect for the assassination of former Vice Mayor Alex Lubigan of Trece Martires on March 10, 2023.

According to Police Lt. Col. Asnan, after one month of investigation and continuous gathering of information by the Trece Martires Tracker Team regarding the whereabouts of Alyas Paiton, he was arrested in Sitio Pantay Barangay San Jose, Antipolo City.

On July 7, 2018, the town of Trece Martires was shocked by the news of the killing of Lubigan in Trece Martires.

Since then, the police have been carrying out an operation to catch the suspects in the murder of the Vice Mayor.

Alias ​​Paiton was arrested by virtue of an arrest warrant for murder and frustrated murder and belongs to the Most Wanted Regional Level.

A Caliber 45 Norinco and a magazine and 16 rounds of ammunition were also found in his possession, causing him to be charged with Violation or RA 10591 or Illegal Possession Of Firearms.

Cavite Provincial Director, Police Colonel Christopher Olazo of the Cavite Police Provincial Office praised the Trece Martires PNP for the arrest of alias Paiton.

Alias Paiton is currently in the custody of the Trece Martires PNP to face the charges filed against him. Ni GAUDENCIO ABRINA JR.