2 fugitives from Or. Mindoro jailbreak nabbed; manhunt on for 2 others
CITY OF CALAPAN — Two inmates who escaped from the town jail of Naujan in Oriental Mindoro on Sunday were arrested by the police on Monday as the manhunt continued for the rest of the five prisoners still at large, as of Tuesday.
Inmates Anianas T. Dalisay and Toribio O. Mercado were both arrested in Naujan after they escaped their holding cells with other inmates Remegio Orfrecio, Marlon Genabe, and Marvin Montemayor at around 1:30 a.m., a report from Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan (MIMAROPA) police said.
Also on Sunday, Naujan police reported that inmate Genabe surrendered to Jet Antenor, a businessman and a resident of Barangay (village) Pagkakaisan, also in Naujan, at around 6:30 a.m., said Supt. Imelda Tolentino, Mimaropa police information officer.
As of this writing, police are still pursuing two other escaped detainees Montemayor and Orfrecio.
Senior Jail Officer 1 Bernardo J. Baldesco, duty jail officer of Naujan jail, reported that the inmates escaped by unlocking the padlock of cell 1 and breaking the metal bar of cell 2. SFM/rga
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