Zambo Norte fugitive nabbed in Zambo City PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 13 July 2015 11:43

by DAN TORIBIO

A fugitive from Gutalac, Zamboanga del Norte was arrested by police at the Zamboanga City wharf the other day.

Arrested was Jimmy Putal Y Balugoan, 20, married of Barangay Panganuran, Gutalac, Zamboanga Del Norte. He was nabbed by operatives of the Zamboanga City Police Office and men of the Gutalac Municipal Police Station led by Insp. Alexie Aquino Palisoc around 6:40 p.m. Friday.

Putal was immediately brought to the Gutalac Municipal Police Station for detention.

The Gutalac police coordinated with the Zamboanga City Police Office after they receiving information  that Putal arrived in the city after escaping in Zamboanga del Norte.

Last Tuesday, Putal escaped from his police escorts inside the compound of Regional Trial Court Branch 9 in Liloy, Zamboanga del Norte while waiting for his commitment order.

Putal who was handcuffed suddenly ran away and disappeaed in a ravine.

Putal was charged with rape with homicide before RTC Branch 9 in Liloy. – Dan Toribio Jr.