3 most wanted jailed

THREE most wanted persons in Bicol region have been arrested by the local police in a series of manhunt operations in Sorsogon province since the week started, Police Regional Office 5 director, Brigadier General Arnel B. Escobal said yesterday.

The suspects arrested in Barangay Bitan-o, West District, Sorsogon City were identified as Roldan Japon, 25; Cyrel Pura, 28; and Jomar Lacata, 19.

Escobal said that Japon, a construction worker and Pura were the no. 1 most wanted and no. 3 most wanted person in Sorsogon City respectively.

The suspects were arrested on the strength of a warrant of arrest for kidnapping and serious illegal detention with rape issued by Judge Bernardo Jimenez Jr. of the Sorsogon City Regional Trial Court Branch 51. No bail was recommended for the temporary liberty of the accused, Escobal said.