Imus City, Cavite, May 13 (PIA) – Elements of Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) of Cavite Provincial Police Office (Cavite PPO) arrested two alleged NBI confidential agents for violation of Republic Act 8294 and violation of Omnibus Election Code.
Initial investigation revealed that around 12:00 am today, May 13, a radiographic call was received by the elements of SWAT Cavite PPO from Regional Public Safety Battalion (RPSB) and Bacoor City Police Station that an alleged group of armed men with different types of firearms were sighted in Barangay Panapaan VII in Bacoor City.
Upon receiving the report, element of SWAT, Cavite PPO led by Police Senior Inspector Dheffry Punzalan proceeded to the said area to verify the veracity of the report. The police caught two alleged armed NBI confidential agents and subsequently arrested two (2) civilian agents, one civilian confidential agent and an NBI agent.
The police identified the alleged NBI agents as Honor C. Santos and Epifanio B. Baria. The two NBI agents carry a license caliber 45 pistol with corresponding valid Permit to Carry (PTC).
Other suspects were identified as Rosauro Patinio Estardo (civilian NBI agent), Rizalos Ronario Magnaye (civilian NBI agent), Danilo Cruz Rollon (civilian confidential agent) and Frederick Galvez Prieto (NBI agent). All suspects are residing in Cavite.
The arrested suspects were brought to Cavite PPO in Camp General Pantaleon Garcia for further investigation and proper disposition. (Ruel Francisco, PIA-Cavite)