Robbers who sacked lending firm arrested

ROXAS CITY, Capiz – Two minors who allegedly ransacked a lending company at Brgy. Tiza here early Monday morning were arrested in a follow up operation by the police.

The suspects are Kenny (not his real name), 17; and Pau (also not his real name), 17. Both are residents of this city.

On Monday, Jonalyn Sodario, 26, of San Jose, Antique and account officer of the said lending company, discovered that a tablet gadget worth P7,000 and P7,700 cash were stolen.

Sodario also discovered that the two close circuit cameras of the office were destroyed.

Police recovered from Kenny a Lenovo tablet and an IPhone worth P23,000. Authorities said he confessed that he and Pau raided the lending firm.

The suspects said they already spent the money they stole.

Since they are minors, the two were turned over to the Department of Social Welfare and Development for custody.