A TOTAL of 349 personalities with standing warrants of arrest were arrested in the series of operations of the Police Regional Office (PRO)-Davao intelligence operatives and warrant section personnel from September 1 to 31 across the region.
Based on the data, out of the 349 nabbed fugitives, a total of 24 are considered most wanted persons.
Topping the list with most number of arrests is the Davao City Police Office (DCPO) with 126. Davao del Norte Police Provincial Office (DNPPO) placed second with 56, followed by Compostela Valley Police Provincial Office (CVPPO) with 54, Davao del Sur Police Provincial Office (DSPPO) with 45, Davao Occidental Police Provincial Office (DOCPPO) with 35 and Davao Oriental PPO with 33.
Among the most wanted personalities apprehended was "Kumander Jasmine," who was considered the number 1 on President Rodrigo Duterte’s (PRRD's) list of wanted terrorists. She was served with various warrants of arrest for the crime of robbery with homicide, two murder cases, frustrated murder and attempted murder.
In third quarter of 2019, the PRO-Davao captured 1,096 individuals, including most wanted and wanted persons.
Meanwhile, PRO-Davao Director Marcelo Morales urged all the police commanders to intensify efforts in running after criminals who are still at large.
"Hinihikayat ko ang publiko na i-report sa amin ang inyong nalalaman at kung may matuklasang MWP (most wanted persons) na nagtatago sa inyong lugar, ipagbigay-alam agad sa pinakamalapit na police station sa inyong lugar para sila ay ating mahuli at maiharap sa korte at ng gumulong na ang kaso laban sa kanila," Morales said.