INDANG, Cavite – A joint police-military team arrested the most wanted man in Mendez-Nuñez during an afternoon operation at Nico Farm in Barangay Mahabang Kahoy Balabag of this municipality.
Richard H. Navarro, 29, gave up to the team during the operation last Saturday in the area. He is a farm caretaker with last known address at 12 Llamado St., Barangay Poblacion IV, Mendez-Nuñez.
A report released yesterday by the Cavite Police Provincial Office (PPO) showed that Navarro is Mendez-Nuñez’s No. 1 most wanted. Mendez-Nuñez is a small municipality, beside Indang, in the upland seventh district.
Navarro was arrested by the team led by Senior Inspector Juan Peñafiel Oruga, Mendez-Nuñez police officer-in-charge; Inspector Angelito C. Burgos of the PPO Public Safety Management Company, and Sergeants Muhajir Mulla and Gilbert B. de la Cruz of Philippine Navy (Marine)-Luzon Research Coordinating Center.
Navarro was arrested on the strength of arrest warrants issued by Tagaytay Regional Trial Court Branch 18 Judge Emma S.Young for cases of kidnapping (no bail recommended) and carnapping (with P300,000 bail) and Las Piñas City RTC Branch 201 Lorna Navarro Domingo for a case of robbery (P100,000 bail). (Anthony Giron)