OPERATIVES of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) arrested a Korean fugitive wanted for estafa and falsification of public documents in his country and 13 other local criminals during a series of operations in various parts of the country recently.
Director Benjamin Magalong, chief of the CIDG, identified the arrested Korean as Lee Sangeok, director of an international business school based in Subic Bay Free Port.
The Korean was nabbed by members of the CIDG and Bureau of Immigration (BI) on the strength of a warrant of arrest issued by the Seoul Central District Court in South Korea for his alleged involvement in the falsification of documents that pertains to the ownership of Global Daeil Inc.
Magalong said Lee falsified the registration papers and other stockholders meeting reports that legitimized the amended registration of the company that resulted in his taking over the control and ownership of the same.
The Korean was turned over to the BI for custody as deportation proceedings are being initiated against him.
Magalong also reported the arrest of brothers Henolino Sayo and Noriel Sayo in Brgy. Taleb, Narvacan town, Ilocos Sur province who are both wanted for violation of illegal drugs law, homicide and illegal possession of firearms.
Also collared was Dean Mark Nocillado, listed as the 10th most wanted person in Laguna province who was nabbed in his hideout on Monday in Brgy. Poblacion, Biñan City, Laguna.
In Digos City, Davao del Sur operatives arrested Adrian Baylon for violation of RA 10591 otherwise known as the Comprehensive Firearms and Regulation Act.
Magalong said the other arrested wanted persons are facing rape, robbery and child abuse charges.