Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Close  
  • share this

Troublemaker at MPD nabbed

By: - Reporter / @dexcabalzaINQ
/ 06:45 AM September 21, 2017


Arvin Tan is handcuffed as he gives his statement inside the General Assignment and Investigation Section of the Manila Police District in United Nations Avenue, Manila following his arrest for trying to run down members of the media and police stationed at the MPD headquarters.
INQUIRER PHOTO / RICHARD A. REYES

The Manila Police District arrested a man who caused a commotion at the MPD headqarters early Wednesday morning when he took a video of the Uber driver who was booked by Horacio Castillo III shortly before the law student died in a fraternity hazing.

Reporters were interviewing the driver when they noticed Arvin Tan taking a video using his cell phone.

ADVERTISEMENT

When approached by the officers on duty, Tan said he was there to file a complaint against a Sta. Mesa policeman who held a gun to his head. When asked for an ID, he claimed to be an ABS-CBN stockholder.

As he walked back to his car, however, he told the officers tailing him that he was an employee of the Department of the Interior and Local Government.

FEATURED STORIES

When pressed again for an ID, Tan threw the cigarette he was smoking in their direction and quickly got into his black Toyota Camry. In his haste, he nearly hit reporters and the police officers who were trying to pull him out, then rammed his vehicle through the MPD gate.

Tan was arrested about 10 hours later in New Manila, Quezon City, to face charges for assaulting persons of authority and other offenses.

MPD director Chief Supt. Joel Coronel said Tan had nothing to do with the Castillo hazing case.

Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

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: Arvin Tan, Horacio Castillo III, Joel Coronel, MPD troublemaker
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.
entertainment

Jake Cuenca thinks he’s an easy target onstage

September 26, 2018 01:00 AM

entertainment

‘Si Chedeng at Si Apple’ travels all over the world

September 26, 2018 12:40 AM

entertainment

Luminous sweetie keeps mum about being a mom

September 26, 2018 12:30 AM



© Copyright 1997-2018 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.