Retired cop nabbed for frustrated murder

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A RETIRED policeman who belonged to the most wanted persons list of Cebu province due to his frustrated murder case was arrested in his residence on Thursday at 4 p.m., July 14, 2022.

Brigadier General Roque Eduardo Vega, Police Regional Office 7 director, identified the suspect as Leoncio Masocol Salubre Jr., 58, of Sitio Soton, Barangay Pangdan, Naga City in southern Cebu.

The joint personnel from the 1st Provincial Mobile Force Company, together with the Cebu City Mobile Force Company and the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group Cebu City Field Unit served the warrant of arrest issued by Judge Soliver Calumba Peras of Regional Trial Court Branch 10 against the accused in his residence.

"We will enforce the law without fear or favor. Our relentless police operations against all forms of criminality continue to ensure peace and order and safety of the Cebuanos in the region," Vega said.

Vega said they will continue tracking down the wanted persons in the region to let them answer for the crimes that they committed. (AYB, TPT)

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