Wanted man arrested
THE POLICE finally caught up with a rapist convicted by a Malabon court who went into hiding for more than three years in Caloocan City. Police Officer 3 Erick Manansala of the city police told the Inquirer that Romeo Estrella was arrested Wednesday by operatives in an apartment in Bagong Barrio. Estrella was accused of raping his neighbor, then 17 years old, in Malabon City in 2006.—Kristine Mangunay
Jupiter Street to be closed
JUPITER Street in Makati City will be closed on Friday, May 20, from Makati Avenue and Nicanor Garcia Street from 6:30 a.m. onwards to give way to a street party as part of the 341st Araw ng Makati celebration. Public Safety chief Hermenegildo San Miguel said motorists should take Kalayaan Avenue. Partygoers will be treated to a free concert by the Dawn, True Faith, Kitty Girls and 808 Band. Meanwhile, both lanes of Nicanor Garcia Street (formerly Reposo Street) will be closed from Jupiter Street to Kalayaan Avenue from 7 a.m. onwards on May 28, Saturday, for the culture festival dubbed “Tuklas-Sining.” San Miguel advised motorists to take alternative routes.—Penelope P. Endozo
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