Basilan - Elements of 2nd ZCMFC "Seaborne", ZCPS-2 (CURUAN), CIU-ZCPO, ZCPS 8 (SINUNUC), and UNGKAYA PUKAN MPS, in coordination with LAMITAN CPS and BPPO-PIU, conducted manhunt operation and service of warrant of arrest for the Top 1 MWP of Zamboanga City at Sitio 41, Barangay Bohe-Pahu, Ungkaya Pukan, Basilan on April 29, 2022.
Top 1 MWP was successfully arrested and identified as DANIEL SAMONTE GARCIA, 53 years old, a resident of Brgy. Sta Fe, Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay, who is presently residing at Brgy. Bohe Pahu, Ungkaya Pukan, Basilan, and has three (3) standing Warrants of Arrest for the crimes of Rape (9 counts with no Bail recommended); Sexual assault; and Act of Lasciviousness (3 counts) issued by the 9th Judicial Region, Branch 15 on December 7, 2021.
The arrested wanted person was properly informed of his constitutional rights and was immediately brought to Lamitan CPS for documentation. He was then turned over to Zamboanga City Police Station 8 (Sinunuc) for proper disposition.
The Regional Director, PBGEN Arthur R Cabalona expressed his high regard for the gallant display of hard work and dedication of the operating units that have been significant in the capture of another evader of justice.