By Mortz C. Ortigoza
The acting provincial police director (PPO) of Pangasinan said manhunt operation against the village chief of San Carlos City, Pangasinan is ongoing after he was charged with robbery and frustrated homicide against a checker of a business entity.
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In a spot and progress reports given to Northern Watch by Senior Superintendent Sterling Raymund Blanco it said that Isla Barangay Chairman Lamberto Caguioa Villa, Jhon Caguioa Villa, and Marco Navarro Caguioa have been charged with robbery with frustrated homicide at the city prosecutor’s office of San Carlos City.
The charged under National Prosecution Service (NPS) Docket NO.1-07-INQ-14-C-0021, was dated March 17, 2014.
Among the three only the barangay chairman absconded while the two have been apprehended immediately after the commission of the crimes.
Police spot reports said that on March 15 the suspects were seen having transaction at Barangay Tayambani with Saturnino Antiola Casipong, 35, who is a checker of Cebu Agri Business and a resident of Bacood, Sta. Mesa, Metro Manila.
Suddenly, one of the suspects shot him several times.
Although wounded Antiola managed to run away, and hide from the suspects.
Malefactors, however, took his back pack with undetermined contents, wallet with more or less P10,000, and his motorcycle Honda XR 200 (Enduro) color red.
Meanwhile, San Carlos police Chief Supt. Rodolfo Castro, Jr. said on media reports that another angle being investigated by the police was a possible illegal drug transaction between the three suspects and the victim. He added that Villa has been found to have been allegedly involved in a similar case of robbery hold up with homicide in March 2013 victimizing a businessman who transacted with him to buy crops in his area but robbed and shot him instead. The case, however, was dismissed in court. Castro said that a deeper investigation has been ongoing for the village chief’s involvements in other crimes he perpetrated in Manila