Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Close  
newsinfo / Headlines

Thief caught inside MMDA chairman’s office

newsinfo / Headlines
  • share this

Thief caught inside MMDA chairman’s office

/ 10:54 PM January 28, 2013

The robber caught inside Metropolitan Manila Development Authority Chairman Francis Tolentino’s office wasn’t after any document, according to the Makati police.

Case investigator SPO1 Romeo Peñaflor said that although papers and folders were found strewn all over Tolentino’s table, Hilbert Mongcano had no intention of taking any of them. “He had targeted only the valuables, the watches, bags and other gadgets,” Peñaflor said.

He added that Mongcano tried but failed to open the vault inside the office. Mongcano, a resident of Barangay (village) Pinagkaisahan in Makati City, was arrested Sunday afternoon inside Tolentino’s office at the MMDA building in Guadalupe after he found himself trapped inside the toilet.

ADVERTISEMENT

Seized from him were a watch, some pieces of jewelry, cell phones and cash.—Noli A Ermitanio

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Crime, Makati, MMDA chairman’s office, Philippines - Metro, theft
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.




© Copyright 1997-2016 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved