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Erap offers P100K reward for arrest of road rage suspect

, / 02:51 PM July 28, 2016

Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada on Wednesday offered a reward for the immediate arrest of the Army reservist suspected in the shooting and death of a bicycle rider after engaging him in a fistfight in Quiapo last Monday night.

According to a report from Radyo Inquirer 990AM, Estrada’s reward for the capture of 39-year-old Vhon Tanto was set at P100,000.

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The Manila Police District (MPD) gave Tanto up to 5 p.m. on Wednesday to surrender but he did not show up.

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MPD director Senior Supt. Joel Coronel earlier said they were ready to use force to find Tanto “dead or alive,” noting that the suspect was considered “extremely dangerous.”

READ: ‘Dead or alive’: Hunt on for Army reservist tagged in biker’s slay

Tanto was identified by the MPD as the Hyundai Eon driver who killed biker Mark Vincent Garalde last Monday night after the latter nearly hit his car. Closed-circuit television (CCTV) footage showed two men in a scuffle with the car driver chasing and later firing multiple gunshots at the bicycle rider.

The vehicle that Tanto used was found in the house of his brother-in-law in Nueva Vizcaya province last Tuesday morning. YG with a report from Erwin Aguilon, Radyo Inquirer 990AM/rga

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TAGS: Army reservist, bicycle rider, death, Killing, Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada, Mark Vincent Garalde, Vhon Tanto
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