ATOK, Benguet – the No. 1 top most wanted person in Kiangan, Ifugao and his live-in partner were arrested by combined police operative and intelligence agents for alleged illegal possession of fake bank notes at Abiang here Saturday.
Senior Superintendent Florante Camuyot, officer-in-charge of the Benguet Provincial Police Office, identified the arrested individuals as Sonny Serrano Manabat, 40, married, driver and native of Tuao, Cagayan and her live-in partner Ms. Agustina Galwan Ullagon, 31, widow and native of Asipulo, Ifugao.
Subsequently, it was discovered that Manabat has a standing warrant of arrest issued by Judge Romeo U. Habiling of the Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 14 in Lagawe, Ifugao for alleged kidnapping with no bail recommended for his temporary liberty.
The arrested individuals were subsequently brought to the Atok Municipal Police Station for documentation while Manabat is expected to be turned over to the Ifugao court for the proper disposition of the case filed against him.
By Dexter A. See