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Sunday, 11 January 2015 14:49

Police arrested three persons who mauled a motel customer the other day.

Roberto Villarias, Jr., 27, of Maasin,  reported to the police that he and a woman checked in at a motel at Pilar Street.

He said that he met the woman in a downtown department store before proceeding to the motel. However while they were inside the motel’s room, three persons appeared and beat Villarias.

The attackers then took the Villarias’cellphone and P1, 500.

During a followup operation, Villarias identified Julius Falcasantos, an employee of the motel as one of the three attackers.Recovered from his possession was a baton sword which he used to intimidate the complainant.

Another police followup operation resulted in the arrest of Sheng Alibasa y Hassan, 39, and Asis Alibasa y Hassan, 21, both of Sta. Catalina.

The suspects were detained at the central police station. —Dan Toribio