Philippine National Police

National Capital Region Police Office



NCRPO- PMGEN VICENTE D DANAO JR commended the successful intelligence driven manhunt operation conducted by Southern Police District Police Station 3, Paranaque City Police Station under PCOL MAXIMO SEBASTION,Chief of Police which led to the arrest of their Top 2 Most Wanted Person for 3rd Quarter of 2021.

The accused was identified as Modesto Alava Jr y Adobes, of legal age, male, married, employee of Laforteza Pharmacy, Filipino and a resident of Purok Imelda, Barangay San Pablo, Tacurong City, Province of Sultan Kudarat in Mindanao. He was wanted for the crime of murder by virtue of a warrant of arrest issued by Hon. Judge BETLEE-IAN J BARRAQUIAS of Regional Trial Court Branch 274, Paranaque City dated September 20, 2019.

The accused was arrested at about 2:30 PM of July 1, 2021 inside Laforteza Pharmacy located at the back of a Jollibee Fast Food Store in Tacurong City, Province of Sultan Kudarat, Mindanao while working in the same establishment.

PMGEN DANAO JR commended the elements of the Southern Police District under the leadership of PBGEN JIMILI L MACARAEG, District Director and the Local City Police for their unwavering effort and dedication to duty which resulted to the successful arrest of this wanted person.

“Binabati ko po ang ating mga tauhan sa matagumpay na pagkakahuli sa wanted person na ito sa Mindanao. Sa kabila ng kasalukuyang krisis pangkalusugan na hinaharap natin ngayon, patuloy ang pagpapaigting natin sa ating mga kampanya laban sa kriminalidad, terorismo, illegal na droga at mga taong pinaghahanap ng batas tungo sa mas payapa at mas ligtas na komunidad.” Wika ni PMGEN DANAO JR.

The arrested accused was currently held under police custody pending the issuance of commitment order and return of the warrant of arrest to the court of origin.###