Police arrests suspects of human trafficking in Agusan del Norte


BUTUAN CITY: Two suspected human traffickers with pending arrest warrant were arrested by the authorities on Wednesday morning at a coastal town in Agusan del Norte.

Reports from Agusan del Norte provincial police reaching the regional police headquarters here said that personnel from Nasipit Municipal Police Station, Nasipit town in Agusan del Norte arrested at 8:24 a.m. on Wednesday, at Barangay 4 of the said municipality Virginia G. Igpit, 58; and John S. Sanoria, 33; residents of Brgy. Talisay of the said town.

The police report further said that Igpit and Sanoria were arrested by virtue of the arrest warrant issued by Judge Augustus L. Calo of the Regional Trial Court Branch 33, Hall of Justice, Libertad, Butuan City under Criminal Case No. 17807 dated February 9, 2015 for violation of RA 9208 (Anti-Trafficking of Persons Act of2003).

Igpit and Sanoria can post a fixed bail bond of Php200,000 for their temporary liberty. Both are now under the custody of the Nasipit police. PNA


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