CAMP OLIVAS, Pampanga: Western Visayas’ most wanted killer was arrested Thursday by policemen in Iba, Zambales.
Chief Supt. Raul Petrasanta, Region 3 police director, identified the suspect as Noel Ayalin alias “Kalbo,” a former barangay captain and resident of Barangay San Ramon, Silay City.
Ayalin has been hiding for 14 days and was spotted selling coconut in Iba, Zambales.
The Provincial Government of Negros Occidental and Silay City earlier offered a P500,000 and P100,00 reward respectively for the arrest of Ayalin
Petrasanta said Ayalin is wanted for killing four barangay officials, including the chairperson of the Sangguniang Kabataan in San Ramon on March 6, 2011.
The suspect ran amuck and started shooting people during a barangay council meeting that was discussing whether to charge Ayalin with malversation during his term as a barangay executive.
Ayalin was arrested by virtue of a warrant of arrest for murder and direct assault issued by Judge Felipe Banzon of the Regional Trial Court 6th Judicial Region in Silay City, Negros Occidental.