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2 fugitives arrested

  • Written by liway c. manantan Yparraguirre
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DAGUPAN City, Pangasinan -- Two siblings wanted for murder and frustrated murder were arrested at the vicinity of the Dagupan Rehabilitation Center in Bgy. Bonuan Binloc, here.

The suspects, identified as Joel Velasco Villacorta, who is wanted for two counts of murder and frustrated murder; and Zaldy Velasco Villacorta, alias Sadam, who is facing murder and frustrated murdery cases, were arrested by virtue of arrest warrants by joint elements from the CIDG Pangasinan, led by officer-in-charge Modesto Carrera; Dagupan City Police Station, led by Chief Insp. Bernabe Ramos of Bugallon Police Station; and a Provincial Highway Patrol Team.
   
Joel is allegedly responsible for the shooting to death of the late Barangay Captain Clyde Benabese of Lingayen town. Zaldy, on the other hand, is listed as number one most wanted person in Calasiao.
    
The law enforcers confiscated from Zaldy a homemade cal. 9mm pistol, a magazine and two live ammo.