THE Cavite police arrested five persons responsible for stealing 300 pieces of iron bars from Steel Asia Manufacturing Corp. and hiding it in a vacant lot near the cemetery in Barangay San Vicente 2, in Silang, Cavite.
Police Supt. Romeo Desiderio identified the suspects as Freddie Magnaye, Redentor Dimandal Toledo, Arnold Pinasales Delpin, Raymond Gloria Deramas and Edison Labajo Macal—all residents of Barangay San Vicente 2 Silang, Cavite.
The security guards of Steel Asia Manufacturing Corp. learned that the 300 iron bars with different sphere sizes and length with undetermined value were missing after making an inventory.
A follow-up operation conducted by the joint Silang Police and Highway Patrol Group and they recovered the iron bars in the vacant lot near the public cemetery.
The suspects were brought for investigation at the Highway Patrol Group where they admitted to the highway robbery incident at Barangay Neogan in Tagaytay City. They hijacked and abandoned the Fuso tractor with plate number RLJ-996.