Man facing attempted murder, attempted homicide raps collared

The PNP Anti-Kidnapping Group Visayas Field Unit- Iloilo-Bacolod Satellite Office (AKG-VFU-IBSO) arrested on Feb 9, 2022 a person charged for attempted murder and three counts of attempted homicide in Brgy. Malitbog, Tapaz, Capiz,

A report from AKG-VFU identified the suspect as Jovelie Salazar Capucao, 39, of Malitbog village.

The arresting team included Police Executive Master Sgt Franco Aguilar, Master Sgt. Jay Balisang, and Patrolmen Reymund Castillo and Israel Paraon of AKG-VFU-IBSO; the Regional Intelligence Division 6 led by Lt. John Robles, and the Tapaz police led by Major Leomindo Tayopon.

The team coordinated with village chief Nelly Galgo in serving the arrest warrant against Capucao.

Judge Rommel Lacson Leonor of Regional Trial Court Branch 21 in Mambusao town issued the warrant for the attempted murder case on Feb 8, 2022.

The warrant for the three counts of attempted homicide was issued by Municipal Circuit Trial Court Judge Sebastino Arboleda Baguio also on Feb 8.

Bail for the attempted murder charge is P120,000 and P108,000 for the three attempted homicide case.

Capucao is detained at Tapaz police station.