June 15, 2024

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PNP-HPG men arrest wanted car thief

By Justine Rich Talusan

ONE of Central Visayas region’s most wanted car thieves on Saturday was arrested by agents of the Philippine National Police – Highway Patrol Group in a manhunt operation in Sto. Tomas City, Batangas.

Members of the Regional Highway Patrol Unit 7 headed by Lt. Col. Joel Manuel Ana tracked down suspect Meynard Obemio in his hiding place in Villa de Pio, Sto. Tomas City at 11 a.m. on Saturday.

Obemio was arrested based on a warrant for violation of Republic Act 10883 or the New Anti-Carnapping Act of 2016 issued by a Visayan court.

PNP-HPG director Brig. Gen. Rommel Francisco Marbil cited the RHPU 7 operatives for accounting another most wanted carnap suspects in the country.