TWO wanted persons were arrested in separate law enforcement operations in Zamboanga Sibugay province and Zamboanga City, the police reported Sunday, July 13, 2021.
Police Major Shellamie Chang, Police Regional Office-Zamboanga Peninsula information officer, identified the arrested wanted person as Labitan Balives, 45; and Jesus Alfaro, 61.
Chang said Balives was arrested in an intelligence-driven law enforcement operation by way of service of warrant of arrest around 6:30 a.m. Saturday in Purok 7, Tigpalay village, Tungawan, Zamboanga Sibugay.
She said Balives has standing warrant of arrest for the crime of frustrated homicide with P24,000 recommended bail dated February 25, 2013 issued by the court of Aurora, Zamboanga del Sur.
Chang said Alfaro was arrested, also in a law enforcement operation, around 9 p.m. Saturday in Sitio Bulitik, Lunday village, Sibuco, Zamboanga del Norte.
She said Alfaro has standing warrant of arrest for the crime of homicide with no recommended bail issued by the court of Zamboanga City. (SunStar Zamboanga)