2 lending firm robbers nabbed

February 08, 2020

TWO men who robbed a lending firm in Cagayan de Oro City last February 4 were arrested by the local police in a hot pursuit operation, Police Regional Office 10 director, Brigadier General Rolando B. Anduyan said.

A fragmentation grenade and two stolen mobile phones were recovered from suspects Jaymel Habla,20, a resident of Upper Balulang, Cagayan de Oro City and Reymark Jimenez, 22, of Zone 1, Danao, Opol, Misamis Oriental when they were arrested at the vicinity of Divine Mercy Relocation in Opol municipality last Wednesday, the official said.

According to Anduyan, the two were positively identified as the men who robbed employees of the Card SME Micron Lending Institution located along 20th Street in Nazaret, Cagayan de Oro City last Tuesday before fleeing on board a motorbike.

He said that officers led by Major Duyle Buenaflor conducted a hot pursuit operation which resulted in the capture of the duo who were identified by their victims as the robbers who victimized them.