Category: News/Press Release
Samar Cops Pursue Two Notorious Escapees
Camp Ruperto Kangleon, Palo, Leyte – PRO8 is now on hot pursuit due to the escape of two detainees of Calbiga MPS namely: Roel Mabahin and Rodel Mabahin on March 11, 2019 at about 7:40 in the evening.
Roel Mabahin is 22 years old, single, jobless, accused for Carnapping while Rodel Mabahin is 19 years old, single, jobless and accused for Robbery. Both are residents of Brgy.Minata, Calbiga, Samar.
Initial investigation disclosed that the escapees carnapped an XRM motorcycle of Allan Nabual which served as their getaway vehicle and took hostage who subsequently managed to escape from her captors while on their route of escape.
The fleeing suspects are armed and dangerous and the public are advised to report immediately to nearest authorities on their whereabouts.
Eastern Visayas Police Director, PCSUPT DIONARDO BERNARDO CARLOS directs all the police stations to be more alert and vigilant in their respective areas of jurisdiction. “We must do everything in our ability to prevent such untoward incidents from happening again. I am calling on all the Chiefs of Police to stay on the ground with your men to be in full force to maintain the peace and order of the community,” RD Carlos added.
Should you have any inquiry, feel free to contact us through the following contact numbers and social media accounts: Regional Public Information Office (RPIO) 09551369334; and Facebook Account: Pulis Rehiyon VIII; or Facebook Page: Police Regional Office 8; or Youtube Channel : Pulis Otso (The Official Youtube Channel of PRO8).
Eastern Visayas Police Condemns killing and ambush of Samar Cops
Camp Ruperto Kangleon, Palo, Leyte – PRO8 led by no less than Eastern Visayas Police Director, PCSUPT DIONARDO BERNARDO CARLOS is looking into the death of PO3 Glenn Meniano and wounding of PO1 Jane Abejar and 1 civilian identified as Silvestre Igdalino in an ambush incident early morning today, March 11, 2019 at about 7:15 AM at Maharlika Highway, near Motiong New Gallera vicinity of Brgy. 1A, Motiong, Samar.
According to PO1 Jane Abejar, the wounded personnel of the said incident, while she and the driver, PO3 Meniano were on-board a Mahindra Mobile Patrol car of Motiong Municipal Police Station and traversing back to the station after they have fetched water from Paranas MPS, there were (2) big explosions occurred followed by series of gunfire by unidentified personnel at the above-mentioned place.
PO1 Jane Abejar was hit by shrapnel to the different parts of her body but was able to run for safety. She was then brought to the nearest hospital for medical attention.
RD Carlos went immediately to the incident area to personally look into the incident. He is with a heavy heart upon knowing the sad news.
PNP PRO8 deeply condemns such act of violence. Thus, the public is encouraged to be of help and be cooperative to the authorities in reporting unusual movements in their places.
PRO8 is now assisting the bereaved family of PO3 Meniano while praying for the fast recovery of PO1 Abejar. AFP and PNP Troopers are conducting hot pursuit operations to bring the terrorist-killers before the bar of justice.
For more information, feel free to contact us through the following contact number and social media accounts: Regional Public Information Office (RPIO) 09551369334; and Facebook Account: Pulis Rehiyon VIII; or Facebook Page: Police Regional Office 8; Youtube Channel : Pulis Otso (The Official Youtube Channel of PRO8).