DAVAO CITY: The continuing simultaneous anti-criminality operation under “Oplan Bulabog” resulted in the biggest haul since the implementation of martial law in May, with the arrest of 18 wanted persons with various criminal cases.
The joint Anti-Criminality and Terrorism Operations or the Oplan: Bulabog of the Davao City Police Officer (DCPO) and other law enforcement units tracked down these wanted persons with pending warrants of arrest.
City Chief of Police Sr. Superintendent Alexander Tagum identified the arrested persons as Celio Mangguiob, Joseph Ondona, Ivan Herwela, Siberiano Gelia, Cleo Calleso, Mario Nguho, Adonis Nguho, Reynaldo Datuin, Wilfredo Datuin- for illegal gambling.
Others arrested were Arabella Lanojan for grave slander; John Doreen Cadiz for murder and physical injuries; Leo Zapanta for robbery; Maximu Secuya for violation of Republic Act 9262 or the Violation Against Women and Children; Benjie Duropan for frustrated murder; Noel Saura for reckless imprudence resulting in homicide; Danilo Palermo for RA violation of 9262; Gaudencio Hadlocon for reckless imprudence resulting to homicide; and Arnel Preglo for illegal gambling.
Tagum said the operation was conducted in the areas of Santa Ana police (RGA, Barangay Paciano Bangoy, Agdao); San Pedro ( Purok 1, PC Compound, Barangay 38-D); Talomo (San Antonio, Matina); Sasa (Km 12, Sasa ); Buhangin (Upper Santa Cruz, Acacia, Buhangin); Bunawan (Kabayan Relocation, Tibungko); Toril (Sitio Ilang-Ilang, Daliao, Toril); Tugbok (Barangay Santo Nino, Tugbok); and Calinan (Prk 8 and 9, Ramon Magsaysay Street, Calinan) .
Oplan Bulabog was conducted by the a joint security forces and law enforcement units of DCPO’s 10 Police precincts teams with Task Force Davao, Regional Public Safety Battalion, Philippine Coast Guard-Davao Region, Regional Mobile Unit, National Bureau of Investigation-Davao Region, Criminal Investigation and Detection Group-Davao Region and Intelligence Units.