CANDABA A 51-year-old man wanted for murder and attempted murder was arrested by the town police on Wednesday.

This is part of the stepped-up Manhunt Operation launched by the local police.

Lieutenant Colonel Karen Clark, this town's chief of police, identified the suspect as Manuel Culala, a resident of Barangay Bahay Pare here.

Culala was involved in several cases including murder and attempted murder.

The suspect is now facing multiple charges before the Regional Trial Court Branch 82, Malolos, Bulacan.

He was collared by joint elements of Candaba police, Pampanga Provincial Intelligence Unit (PIU) and Pulilan police.

The cops were armed with a Warrant of Arrest issued by the court.

Culala has been put under the custody of Candaba police.