The Regional Special Operations Group , NCRPO, together with Intelligence Branch (F2), Regional Mobile Force Battalion, NCRPO in coordination with Regional Intelligence Unit-NCR and Sogod MPS LPPO successfully served a warrant of arrest against Top 1 Most Wanted Person of NCRPO at about 7:00 P.M. of May 16, 2020 at Brgy Zone 5, Sogod, Leyte.
NCRPO Regional Director PMGEN DEBOLD M SINAS identified the accused as PRELAN A GRAMA aka ALLAN aka KALBO aka ALLAN FAJARDO aka ALLAN ARCIENTO with last known address at #2044 T. Mapua St. Sta. Cruz, Manila, BO, Buenlag, Binalonan, Pangasinan. Accordingly, the operation stemmed from series of information from his social media account and informants. These information were later validated through a 2-month long of casing and surveillance conducted by both F2 RMFB and RSOG NCRPO. The subject went into hiding for more than 4 years and stayed with his live-in partner at Sogod, Leyte where he worked as a construction worker.
Grama was arrested for the Crimes of MURDER, CARNAPPING and ROBBERY with Criminal Case numbers 16-123480, 16-328478 and 16-328479 respectively. The said Warrant of Arrests were issued by Alma Crispina Collado Lacorte, Presiding Judge, under RTC Branch 21 Manila.
Case records show that Grama was involved in the killing of a certain PSUPT CIPRIANO HERRERA, former Station 3 Commander, MPD and a later on became a Barangay Captain last December 27, 2015.
Accused is now under the custody of NCRPO for documentation and proper disposition.
PMGEN SINAS commended his men for apprehending the accused despite hiding far from NCR. “This person went into hiding for four years. Indeed, the long arm of the law will always catch up criminals. I am overwhelmed with the momentum of Team NCRPO in intensifying manhunt operations to ensure that these criminals will be brought before the courts of law,” he said.