TWO of the most wanted persons in Zamboanga del Sur were arrested in two separate law enforcement operations in Cebu and Bulacan, the police reported Wednesday, July 14, 2021.

Police Major Shellamie Chang, Police Regional Office-Zamboanga Peninsula information officer, identified the arrested suspects as Johnny Roblica Cartalla, 36, the number 5 most wanted person in Guipos, and Leonardo Magsayoy Banquiao, 30, the number 6 most wanted person in Midsalip.

Chang said that Cartalla was arrested in an intelligence driven joint law enforcement operation around 3 p.m. Tuesday, July 13, in Catarman village, Liloan, Cebu.

Chang said Cartalla has a standing warrant of arrest for murder with no recommended bail dated October 9, 2018 and issued by the court of Pagadian City, Zamboanga del Sur.

Banquiao, on the other hand, was arrested around 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 13, in Pajo village, Meycauayan City, Bulacan.

Banquiao has a standing warrant of arrested for rape with no recommended bail dated July 17, 2020 and issued by the court of Aurora, Zamboanga Del Sur. (SunStar Zamboanga)

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