8 most wanted persons in Central Luzon nabbed | Inquirer News

8 most wanted persons in Central Luzon nabbed

8 most wanted persons in Central Luzon nabbed

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OLONGAPO CITY — Eight most wanted persons in Central Luzon, including this city, were arrested in a 24-hour manhunt operation, police said on Wednesday.

Two of the fugitives from this city were identified as Ezekiel Baduria, 20, and Nenio de Leon, 34. Baduria is facing illegal drug charges while De Leon had been charged with rape.


In Tarlac province, among those arrested were Leonardo Espanto, 37, who is the topmost wanted person of Rosales town in Pangasinan province. Espanto is facing three counts of frustrated murder.

Also arrested in Tarlac was Mark Ferdinand Cruz, 31, for estafa charges. He is one of the most wanted persons in Pura town, also in Tarlac.


In Nueva Ecija, police arrested Danilo Sarmiento, 41, and Jonel Moises, 26. Sarmiento is among the most wanted fugitives in Gapan town where he is facing charges for illegal possession of firearms while Moises is facing carnapping charges in Cuyapo town.

Police in Bataan also arrested Allan Mercado, a mechanic and listed as the sixth most wanted in Orion town, for domestic violence charges.

In Pampanga, Jemar Tuazon Macasaquit, 22, tagged as one of the most wanted persons in Magalang town, was also arrested for robbery charges.

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