POLICE arrested a member of a dreaded crime group believed to be behind the hostage taking incident of several school teachers in Agusan del Sur province in 2011, reports said on Friday.
Reports at the Philippine National Police (PNP) national operations center in Camp Crame identified the arrested gang member as Allan Brital Perez, 45, alias “Lalang”.
The reports said Lalang was nabbed by a police tracker team in his house at Purok 14, Barangay Poblacion, Prosperidad, Agusan del Sur on Thursday.
The police arrested Perez based on a warrant of arrest issued by Judge Hector Salise of Bayugan City Court for robbery charges, the reports said.
The reports added that suspect is a member of the Aldo Perez Group that hostaged several teachers and people in Agusan del Sur sometime in 2011.
Perez is now in the custody of Prosperidad Municipal Police Station for proper disposition. ANTHONY VARGAS