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Davao del Sur cops nab fugitive for attempted murder

/ 11:53 AM February 25, 2020

MALALAG, Davao del Sur — A laborer who has evaded arrest for attempted murder for over five years was finally captured on Monday, February 24, police said Tuesday.

Petronilo Tortor Lanzar, now 35, of Purok 7 in Barangay New Baclayon here yielded to policemen after an arrest warrant issued by Regional Trial Court Branch-18 Judge Carmelita Sarno-Davin in 2014 was served against him.

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The court has recommended a P120,000-bail for Lanzar’s temporary liberty.

Captain Edilberto Cabillo, Malalag police chief, said due to years he has hidden from the law, Lanzar was listed among the town’s most wanted person.

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Cabillo said the suspect is currently under the custody of the Malalag police.

Edited by JPV
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