Following the intensification of Patrol Operations in the Metro, NCRPO Chief, PMGEN VICENTE D DANAO JR lauds the successful arrest of suspects for attempted homicide and obstruction of justice at about 9:00 PM of April 11, 2021 in Sitio Daang Hari, AGAW, NBP Reservation Brgy. Poblacion, Muntinlupa City.
The suspects were identified to be the following persons;
- Arnel Montemor y Cerafin, 44 years old (July 25, 1978/Narciso Quezon Province), male, with live-in partner, construction worker, residing at Sitio Daang Hari, AGAW, NBP Reservation, Brgy. Poblacion, Muntinlupa City.
- Allen Montemor y Cerafin, 31 years old (December 15, 1989/Narciso Quezon Province), male, single, construction worker, residing at at Sitio Daang Hari, AGAW, NBP Reservation, Brgy. Poblacion, Muntinlupa City.
According to the initial report, elements of the 1st MFC RMFB (1st Mobile Force Company, Regional Mobile Force Battalion) assigned at Phase 3 Southville 3, NHA Poblacion, Muntinlupa City received an information from realiable witnesses regarding one male person wandering around and armed with improvised firearm (sumpak).
Immediately, they acted on the report and proceeded to the area where the suspect was spotted and verified to be indeed armed with improvised firearm.
Thereafter, the responding police officers approached the suspect but he ran and fled inside his house causing a brief chase to ensue.
When the suspect was cornered, he pointed the improvised firearm to Pat Jenny Jun F Tamala, who managed to protect himself by holding the said improvised firearm away from his face before it was fired at him.
Consequently, the suspect was arrested. However, while in the process, his brother Allen Montemor y Cerafin intervened prompting the police officers to also arrest him for obstruction of justice.
Subsequently, the arresting officer brought the suspects to the police station for proper documentation and filing of cases for attempted homicide and violation of RA 10591 against Arnel Montemor y Cerafin and Obstruction of Justice against suspect Allen Montemor y Cerafin.
“I commend the unwavering effort of the elements of the 1st MFC RMFB (1st Mobile Force Company, Regional Mobile Force Battalion) in immediately responding to the report against this person. Possession of dangerous weapons such as this improvised firearms poses a great threat and danger to the lives of the people in the community. Hence, I commend the immediate action of our men in addressing this issue before the peace and order in the community shatters.” Said PMGEN DANAO JR.###