LAGANGILANG, Abra – The province’s No. 7 top most wanted person facing rape and child abuse charges was arrested by combined police operatives and intelligence agents based on a warrant in his residence at Lagben, here, Monday.
Abra police officials identified the arrested wanted individual as Mark Beejay Latawan alias “VJ/BJ”, 29, single, farmer, resident of barangay Lagben, Lagangilang, Abra.
He was arrested by virtue of a warrant of arrest issued by Judge Corpuz Alzate of the Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 2 in Bangued for rape in relation to the provisions of Republic Act (RA) 7610 or the Anti-Child Abuse Law with no bail recommended for his temporary liberty.
The arrested wanted person was brought to the Lagangilang Municipal Police Station for documentation prior to his turnover to the issuing court for the proper disposal of the case filed against him.
By Dexter A. See