May 27, 2024

Joint personnel of Hingyon Municipal Police Station (MPS), Regional Intelligence Unit (RIU 14), and Provincial Intelligence Branch (PIB) arrested one of the top most wanted persons in Ifugao on Dec. 20.

The team arrested Michael Taguiling Ananayo, resident of Barangay Bangtinon, Hingyon for violating Republic Act 10591 or the Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Regulation Act.

Executive Master Sgt. Gregorio T. Dinamling, OIC of Hingyon MPS, said the arrested person is listed as the No. 10 Top Most Wanted Person for the 4th quarter of 2019, provincial level.

The suspect was arrested by virtue of a warrant issued by Lagawe Regional Trial Court Branch 14 Romeo U. Habbiling with a recommended bail of P200,000 for his temporary liberty. The accused was brought to Hingyon MPS for documentation before he was presented to the court.

The arrest was made possible by the intensified implementation of Letter of Instruction Manhunt Charlie, which is in line with the Philippine National Police Patrol Plan 2030.

The police said the accomplishment speaks of the dedication and commitment to duty of personnel of Hingyon MPS, RIU 14, and PIB Ifugao in serving and protecting the people and a clear manifestation that criminals can never evade the law. – Allen M. Kimmayong