Gang member arrested for robbing minor online seller in Manila
MANILA, Philippines – The Manila Police on Friday arrested an alleged member of the “Bahala Na Gang” for robbing an online seller in their meet-up in Manila.
The suspect, identified as 34-year-old Roger Nava, was caught after a concerned citizen followed him to his home after witnessing the robbery hold-up.
Initial report from the police said that Nava met the victim, a minor who is selling his “Jordan” products online. The victim agreed to meet the suspect along Quirino Avenue corner San Andres in Malate, Manila.
After the suspect inspected the item, he pulled out a knife and declared a hold-up. The suspect then took the items and fled.
The concerned citizen who saw the incident sought the assistance of barangay officials and passing police authorities, who immediately responded and apprehended the suspect, recovering six articles of clothing.
The suspect is currently in custody and will face criminal complaints for robbery hold-up. (Jim Mendoza, Trainee)
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