Tigbauan Town Most Wanted Man Killed In Shootout In Antipolo City
TIGBAUAN TOWN MOST WANTED MAN – The most wanted man in Tigbauan town, Iloilo was killed in a shootout with cops in Antipolo City, Rizal.
The suspect, identified as Reagan Gepulango, was a resident of Barangay Guisian in his hometown, according to a report from Panay News.
Police Colonel Gilbert Gorero, director of the Iloilo Police Provincial Office, reported that the incident took place at around 6:30 PM on March 10, when anti-kidnapping operatives of the Philippine National Police served the suspect a warrant of arrest.
Gepulango resisted arrest and fired on the operatives, prompting the cops to retaliate. The shootout ended with the suspect’s death
Recovered from the shootout were a .9mm pistol and two .45-caliber pistols loaded with ammunition. The cops have yet to identify Gepulango’s companion.
The most wanted man in Tigbauan was facing five criminal cases, among them include carnapping, illegal possession of explosives, attempted homicide, attempted murder, and murder.
The suspect was accused of killing Jose Ricky Lego on April 26, 2012 in Barangay Parara in his hometown.
“This is the result of our campaign against wanted persons. I urged police chiefs to monitor wanted persons in their areas of responsibility,”
Based on the report, the suspect’s wife, whose identity is asked to be confidential, said that her husband went home in 2016, according to Police Major Roy Castro, Tigbauan police chief. He had since left the town and hid in a relative’s house.
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