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2 treasure-hunting suspects arrested

/ 05:18 PM August 11, 2019

CITY OF CALAPAN—Three alleged treasure hunters were arrested by police in the town of Gasan, Marinduque province on Sunday (Aug. 11).

Lt. Col. Socrates Faltado, Mimaropa regional police information officer, said Frankie Ical, 29, a farmer, and Godofredo Perigren, 49, both of Sta. Cruz town, Marinduque, were arrested after a tip about diggings in the village of Bahi.

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The suspects would be charged with violating the Philippine Mining Act of 1995. Madonna Virola/TSB

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