Four men in baseball bat attacks in Zamboanga Norte town arrested


ZAMBOANGA CITY: Police arrested four men who allegedly behind the attacks on civilians using baseball bats in the coastal town of Liloy in Zamboanga del Norte province, police said.
Police said the men were arrested during an undercover operation in the town following vicious attacks on at least three people who suffered injuries from the blows.
The suspects have been identified as Bersan Laguna, 24; Rathleaf Javellana, 20; Omar Marugi, 18; and Elias Tolero, 19. The men are natives of neighboring towns of Tampilisan and Titay.
Police said another man is being hunted down by authorities. It said that the five men used two motorcycles in hunting down their victims. The attacks were random and had targeted unsuspecting victims.
Investigators said police recovered the two motorcycles and baseball bat used in the attacks and that the assailants were detained at the town’s police station while criminal charges are being prepared against them. Al Jacinto


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