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PRO-3 cops nab 4 murder suspects

July 10, 2023 Bernard Galang 352 views

CAMP Olivas, City of San Fernando, Pampanga–Central Luzon police officers on Sunday arrested four murder suspects in a hot pursuit operation in Nueva Ecija.

Police identified the four arrested as Emmanuel Payag, 42; Efren Duyon, 56; Modesto Duyon, 49; and Jojo Rapadas, all farmers residing in the Bgy. Casile.

The four are believed to be behind the killing of 55-year-old Elemito Dela Cruz, of Bgy. Casile, Llanera. The victim was found dead bearing gun shots in the head and chest at a farm in Bgy. Gomez at around noon on Sunday.

During the investigation, the police were able to identify the suspects, who fled the scene on motorcycles.

After a brief chase, the four suspects were cornered and arrested in Bgy. Bagumbayan on the same day.

Seized from the suspects were one .45 pistol, two .30 guns and assorted magazine assemblies and live bullets.

The four suspects will be charged with for murder and violation of RA 10591.

“These arrests resulted from immediate reporting of crime and prompt response of our police troops.

We continue to assure the public that Central Luzon cops are giving their best to prevent and solve crimes and uphold the rule of law,” Hidalgo said.