PAOCC, PNP agents arrest 2 most wanted

February 11, 2023 Alfred P. Dalizon 147 views

TWO most wanted persons were now in jail after they were arrested by combined agents of the Presidential Anti-Organized Crime Commission and the Philippine National Police this week, PAOCC official said on Saturday.

PAOCC Executive Director Gilbert DC Cruz identified the two as Alfredo Jorgio, 59, wanted for two counts of murder and attempted and frustrated murder; and Sanny Mago, 38, wanted for a rape case.

Cruz said that Jorgio was tracked down in his hiding place in Phase 10, Barangay 176 in Bagong Silang, Caloocan City last Thursday by members of the PNP Intelligence Group under Brigadier Gen. Andrew D. Cayad.

The IG National Capital Region Intelligence Unit officers were supported by members of the Police Regional Office 7, the National Capital Region Police Office and the Caloocan City Police Station in arresting the suspect who was ordered arrested without bail by the Dumaguete City Regional Trial Court Branch 34 and 37 in Year 2000 and 2011 respectively.

The suspect had a warrant for attempted murder issued by the Dumaguete City RTC Branch 39 and a warrant for frustrated murder issued by the Dumaguete City RTC Branch 40. A total of P340,000 in bail was recommended for his temporary liberty in connection with the attempted and frustrated murder cases filed against him.

PNP-IG NCR chief Colonel Arturo P. Brual Jr. said that Jorgio was accused of shooting one Martin Perez with a caliber .45 pistol in Dumaguete City on September 25, 1997. On February 7, 1998, he was also identified as the man who shot Emmelou and Elebeb Villafores and Casio Mariño in the same city before fleeing.

The Department of Interior and Local Government offered a P100,000 reward for Jorgio’s capture.

On the other hand, Mago alias ‘Puyat/Pungay,’ tagged as the most wanted person in Calabarzon region was arrested in a PAOCC-initiated police manhunt operation in Bgy. Lumbak in Pulilan, Bulacan after more than 10 years in hiding.

According to the PAOCC Executive Director, , the 38-year old native of San Antonio, Quezon was arrested by members of the PNP-IG Regional Intelligence Unit-NCR 10 a.m. last Wednesday.

The PNP-IG operatives were assisted by officers from the San Antonio Municipal Police Station, the Police Regional Office 4-A and the NCRPO Regional Special Operations Unit and the PNP Women and Children Protection Unit in tracking down the accused.

The suspect was accused of sexually abusing a young ‘person with disability’ on February 21, 2012 before going into hiding after he was charged in court. A non-bailable warrant of arrest issued by Judge Eloida de Leon-Diaz of the Lucena City RTC Branch 54.