MABALACAT CITY, Pampanga -- The alleged leader of a criminal group who has a pending case in Pangasinan was arrested by Criminal Investigation and Detection Group-Region 3 (CIDG-3) in Barangay Dau, here the other day.
Col. Amante B. Daro, CIDG-3 regional officer, identified the suspect as Perfecto Viniegas Jr., 34, who was arrested at Maria Consolacion Village in the said barangay by virtue of warrant issued by the Tayug, Pangasinan Regional Trial Court Branch 51 with no bail recommended.
The suspect has a pending case for rape under Criminal Case No. T-5799.
The CIDG-Pampanga listed Viniegas as the leader of a criminal gang involved in robbery-holdup in the city and nearby areas under Information Report File No. CIDGR3 PAM-2020-02-25-005.
The suspect, who was arrested by CIDG-3 operatives with the assistance of Police Regional Office 3 policemen and the Pangasinan provincial police, is also listed no. 8 most wanted in Central Luzon’s “Sibat Target” and no. 13 most wanted in Pangasinan police list.
In Cabanatuan City, CIDG-Nueva Ecija operatives arrested one Benjie Undag, 30, by virtue of warrant issued by the Cabanatuan RTC Branch 26 for homicide, slight physical injuries and damage to property under Criminal Case No. 28252-AF with recommended bail of P48,000.
Meanwhile, operatives of the CIDG-Bulacan arrested one Renato Marasigan Jr., 37, in Barangay Libertad, Butuan City by virtue of arrest warrants issued by Nasugbu, Batangas RTC Branch 14 for murder, frustrated murders, and attempted homicide under Criminal Cases Nos. 2616, 2617, 2618 and 2619 with no recommended bail.
The CIDG-Bulacan was assisted by the Naval Intelligence Security Group Eastern Mindanao of the Philippine Navy, CIDG-13, Butuan City police, PRO13, Batangas provincial police and Bulacan provincial police.