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Wanted slay suspect falls in Batangas

  • Written by Jojo C. Magsombol
  • Published in Provincial
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CAMP  Malvar, Batangas -- A 52-year-old murder suspect, who has been hiding for six years, was nabbed by city authorities in Bgy.  Bag-Bag, Tanauan City, Tuesday afternoon.

Batangas police director Senior Supt. Leopoldo Cabanag identified the suspect as Antonio Atienza Garcia, married, jobless, of Bgy. Bag-Bag.
   
Elements of the Tanauan City Police Station, led by Chief Insp. John Ganit Rellian, arrested the accused at 1:40 p.m. Tuesday, in Bgy. Bag-Bag by virtue of a warrant issued by Judge Arcadio I. Manigbas, of RTC Branch 6, Tanauan City, with no bail recommended.
   
The accused is no. 5 in the top 10 most wanted persons under Manhunt Charlie of the police station, Cabanag said.
   
Police said the suspect killed Lourdes Atienza in Bgy. Bag-Bag, in March 2010.