TWO most wanted persons, one of them had been hiding for more than 11 years, were arrested in separate law enforcement operations in Zamboanga del Sur and Zamboanga Sibugay Monday, July 25, 2022, the police reported.

Police Colonel Diomarie Albarido, Zamboanga del Sur police director, identified them as Felipe Orceda alais Pepe Ursida, 53, and Jenelyn Santos, 38.

Albarico said that Orceda was arrested in a law enforcement operation by way of service of warrant of arrest around 10:56 a.m. Monday at Purok Rosas A in San Jose village, Aurora, Zamboanga del Sur.

Albarico said that Orceda is listed as the top 2 most wanted person in Aurora and has standing warrant of arrest for the crime of murder with P24,000 recommended bail issued by the court of Aurora dated November 30, 2010.

Police Colonel Albert Larubis, Zamboanga Sibugay police director, said that Santos, was arrested around 6 p.m. Monday at Purok 5 in Poblacion village, Payao town.

Larubis said that Santos is listed as the top 10 most wanted person in Payao.

He said that Santos has standing warrant of arrest for violation of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 with P230,000 recommended bail issued by the court of Imelda, Zamboanga Sibugay dated February 13, 2019. (SunStar Zamboanga)

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