LAWMEN apprehended one of the most wanted persons in the province of Misamis Occidental, the police said Tuesday, March 31.
Police Major Helen Galvez, Police Regional Office-Zamboanga Peninsula information officer, identified the arrested suspect as Ronald Perales, 30, a resident of Sapa Luboc Village, Aurora, Zamboanga del Sur.
Galvez said Perales was nabbed after a warrant of arrest was served against him around 1:20 p.m. Monday at the Mayor Hilarion Ramiro, Sr. Medical Center in Ozamiz City, Misamis Occidental.
She said the suspect has standing warrant of arrest for the crime of murder and frustrated murder issued on January 3, 2020 by the court of Aurora.
Perales, a driver by profession, is listed as the Top 9 most wanted person in the municipality of Aurora, Galvez added.
The police officer said Perales remain in the hospital since he has undergone surgery on his vermiform appendix. (SunStar Zamboanga)