National Capital Region Police Office Chief, Acting Regional Director, PBGEN JONNEL C ESTOMO lauded the tracker teams of the Southern Police District (SPD), under the leadership of PCOL KIRBY JOHN BRION KRAFT, Acting District Director for the successful manhunt operations conducted on September 16, 2022 in Las Pinas City, Taguig City, and Pasay City.

Based on the report to RD ESTOMO, elements of Las Pinas City Police Station, Warrant and Subpoena Section led by PLT Jay Joseph M De Guzman arrested the Top Two MWP of their station on Sept. 16, 2022 at about 3:30PM at Manggahan Bagong Pook., Brgy, Manggahan, Gen, Trias Cavite.

The accused was identified as Gerald Acol y Menguria, 32 y/o, welder and residing at Equitable Compound, Everlasting, Brgy., Talon 4, Las Pinas City. He was arrested by virtue of the warrant of arrest for murder docketed under Crim. Case No. 22-0553 issued by Hon. Judge Pia Cristina B Bersamin-Embuscado of Regional Trial Court Branch 198, Las Piñas City, dated April 28, 2022, with no bail recommended.


On the same day at about 2:30 PM, elements of WSS, Pasay City Police station led by PEMS Edgar Bolivar, OIC, WSS conducted manhunt operation/Oplan Galugad against wanted persons with WOA along Maginhawa St., Brgy., 14 Pasay City that resulted in the arrest of an accused for violation of Sec 5 of RA 9165.


The accused was identified as Ansen Marayo y MNU alias Boyong, 27 y/o, ranked as the TOP 10 MWP Station Level, was arrested by virtue of the WOA issued on August 26, 2022 by Hon. Marjuri Almojera Madrid-Songgadan, Presiding Judge of RTC Branch 117, Pasay City, with no bail recommended.


Likewise, operatives of WSU, Taguig City Police Station led by PEMS Vanessa C Marabi arrested the Top 6 MWP for the 3rd Quarter of 2022 at about 2:00PM of the same day along Sta Maria Drive, Bagumbayan, Taguig City.

Accused was identified as Lauro Salonga y Bonifacio, 44 y/o. He was arrested for violation of Sec 12 Art 11 of RA 9165 (Service of Sentence) issued on August 15, 2022 by Hon. Judge Antono M Olivete of Regional Trial Court Branch 267, Taguig City

Furthermore, at about 1:30PM of the same day, during manhunt operation, elements of WSS,Pasay Police Station accosted their Top 9 MWP for the 3rd quarter of 2022, Station Level along Buendia St., Brgy., 47, Pasay City at


Accused was identified as Marcelino Bonafe y Gawat, 21 y/o and residing at 5 Comet St., Brgy., 189 Don Carlos Village, Pasay City. He was arrested for violation of Sec 11 and 12 of R.A 9165 ( Service of Sentence) issued on August 12, 2022 by Hon. Elenita Carlos Dimaguila, Assisting Judge of RTC Br 112 Pasay City with no bail recommended. All accused are under the custody of operating units, pending the issuance of commitment order from the court of origin.


RD ESTOMO commended the operatives for their desire to bring justice to the family and victims of crime. “ The successful apprehension of most wanted persons in the region is an indication that your police force is doing their best and will not cease to put all these lawless elements behind bars.” RD ESTOMO emphasized.###