Philippine National Police

National Capital Region Police Office

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ARRESTS OF TOP 5 REGIONAL MOST WANTED PERSON AND ONE FOUNDER OF SMATHA GROUP

 

The Regional Director, NCRPO PMGEN VICENTE D DANAO JR commended the successful manhunt operation conducted by the elements of Taguig City Police Station under PCOL CELSO M RODRIQUEZ,  COP, Taguig CPS and Caloocan City Police Station under PCOL SAMUEL V MINA, COP, Caloocan  CPS for the successful apprehension Most Wanted Persons on June 24, 2021.

According to the initial report, Taguig City Police was able to arrest the Top Five (5) Regional Level, Most Wanted Person at about 7:15 pm of June 24, 2021 at #10 Abram St., Pinagsama, Taguig City.

Accused was identified as Chito B Nito, male, with live-in partner, 65 years old, born in Pamplona, Camarines Sur, elementary graduate, jobless, and presently residing at Abram St., Pinagsama, Taguig City.

Investigation reveals that SDIT, Regional Intelligence Unit NCR, IG together with personnel of Warrant and Subpoena Section, Taguig CPS, Intelligence Section, Taguig CPS, personnel of Regional Special Operations Units, NCRPO, personnel of Regional Intelligence Division NCRPO, personnel of Regional Investigation and Detective Management Division, NCRPO and personnel of District Intelligence Division, SPD which resulted to the arrest of the above-named accused for the crime of MURDER and ATTEMPTED MURDER.

On the other hand, Caloocan City Police Station nabbed another most wanted person at about 11:15pm of June 24, 2021 along Sugpo St., Barangay 8, Caloocan City.

Accused was identified as Harryvic B Sagadal, 19 years old, born in Caloocan City, male, single, jobless and a resident of Barangay 12, Caloocan City.

Probe reveals that operatives of IDMS – Warrant & Subpoena Section of the Station conducted manhunt operations during Simultaneous Enhanced Managing Police Operations (SEMPO) in relation to Campaign Against Wanted Persons. Said operation resulted in the arrest of the above named accused by Virtue of Warrant of Arrest for ATTEMPTED MURDER with corresponding bail of Php120,000.00 issued by HON. ABIGAIL SANTOS DOMINGO LAYLO, Presiding Judge, FC 1 Malabon City

Sagadal is classified as Most Wanted Person under the Guidelines of Memorandum Circular 2019-063 which states the parameters as being notoriety of the accused and with outrage and condemnation in the Barangay he resides.

Furthermore, he is found to be one of the founders of SMATHA Group also known as the Molotov Group which involved in different riots occurring in Barangay 8 and 12 of Caloocan City and in Barangay Longos, Malabon City.

Both of the successful arrests were the result of effective intelligence monitoring and surveillance uncovering their whereabouts until they were positively located.

Accused were currently under the custody of the respective stations pending the issuance of commitment order.

“Ako ay nagagalak sa matagumpay na pagkakaaresto ng mga wanted persons sa Metro Manila. Makakasigurado ang ating mga kababayan na ang Team NCRPO ay desididong tupdin ang ating tungkulin na hanapin at iharap sa hukuman ang mga akusadong nagtatago sa kamaynilaan” -PMGEN DANAO stated.###