Wanted person arrested
CADIZ City – The joint operation by operatives of Station 2, BCPO and Cadiz City PNP led by S/Insp. Lester Leada, Insp. Gil John Despi and PO2 Jorge Napilan resulted to the arrest of a robbery with homicide suspect at about 8pm Wednesday.
Ernesto Layon Esclares alias “Langlang”, 42, single, beautician, of Purok Bolinao, Brgy. Zone 6, Cadiz City was arrested at Purok. Kagaykay, Brgy. 2, Bacolod City by virtue of arrest warrant issued by Judge Renato Muñez, Branch 60 of RTC, Cadiz City.
Esclares, together with co-accused Reynold Pangue Canendo, who is still at large, are suspects in the stabbing to death of Ignacio Libertad, tricycle driver, last May 2008. The victim’s Seiko 5 wristwatch and P1,000 cash were allegedly taken by the suspects.
Esclares was denied bail by Muñez. He is now detained at the lock up cell of Cadiz City Police Station. (Helen Benedicto)