In line with the directives of our Regional Director to intensify the fight against all forms of criminality particularly on the arrest of Most Wanted Persons, PMGEN VICENTE D DANAO JR commended the manhunt operation conducted by the combined efforts of Regional Special Operations Group-NCRPO, Regional Intelligence Division-NCRPO with District Intelligence Division-EPD, 7th Mobile Force Company RMFB-NCRPO, Regional Intelligence Division-PRO6, PIU-APPO, Culasi MPS, 2nd Antique PMFC and Antique Maritime Police on April 23, 2021 at about 6:00 pm in Quezon City.
Records show that Ben V Varona of Bitadton Sur, Culasi, Antique, 45yo, Truck driver , was arrested at California Village, Brgy. San Bartolome, Novaliches, Quezon City
Varona is Listed as Most Wanted Person of Antique Provincial Police Office in 2021.
He was arrested by virtue of Warrant of Arrest for the crime of MURDER under CC No. 18-C-0021-CR issued by Hon. Josefina F Muebo, Judge of RTC, 6th Judicial Region Branch 13, Culasi, Antique dated April 16, 2018 with NO RECOMMENDED BAIL
Arrested person was informed about the nature of his arrest and apprised of his constitutional rights or the Miranda Doctrine and Anti Torture warning.
Currently, Varona is under the custody of Regional Special Operations Group (RSOG) Custodial Facility pending the issuance of commitment order.
PMGEN DANAO acknowledged the series of successful operations conducted by RSOG as well as thee coordination made by the two regional offices towards apprehension of the wanted person.
“Pinatutunayan natin na saan mang lugar sa Pilipinas magtago ang mga kriminal at nagkasala sa batas, mahahanap at mahahanap sila ng kapulisan,” said PMGEN DANAO.###