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Most wanted fugitives caught in Leyte and Cebu

August 20, 2022 - Saturday 11:08 AM by Glen Jacob Jose

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Two most wanted persons (MWP) under the Philippine National Police-Anti Cybercrime Group (PNP-ACG) were arrested in separate operations in Leyte and Cebu, ACG Director Brig. Gen. Joel Doria said Friday.

In a statement, Doria said that Nimfa Palilio Cinto, 48, ACG top 7 MWP, was arrested in Brgy. Salvacion, Palo, Leyte, on August 11 by Warrant of Arrest (WOA) for violation of Section 4 (c) 4 (Cyber Libel) of RA 10175 (Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012), issued Presiding Judge of Branch 8, RTC in Tacloban City.

On the same date, the Top 8 MWP identified as Alvin Prado Anticamara, 38, a system engineer, was also arrested in Brgy. Inayawan, Cebu City, under WOA issued by Presiding Judge, RTC, 7th Judicial Region, Branch 14 for violation of four counts of RA 9995 (Anti-Photo and Video Voyeurism Act of 2009).

Doria said that the arrests of the two MWPs of ACG resulted from extensive social media investigation, cyber-patrolling, and proper coordination with other government and law enforcement agencies.

“In my charge, the ACG will serve the best interest of the Filipino people. We will improve our capability and must rise to the challenge in fighting the upsurge of cybercrime and cyber-related offenses towards the attainment of safer and more secure cyber environment. This is the only way we can contribute to the Peace and Security Framework of the Chief, PNP M+K+K = K or ‘Malasakit, Kaayusan, Kapayapaan tungo sa Kaunlaran,” said Doria. 

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