4 holduppers divest bus passengers PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 11 May 2016 11:48


Four holduppers ran away with money and other valuables taken from passengers of a bus that negotiating the highway at Purok 1, Sitio Banisan, Barangay San Isidro, Naga, Zamboanga Sibugay the other day.

Police Regional Information Officer Supt. Roger Alabata disclosed that a Rural Transit bus with plate number JVH 939 with body number 9506 was ferrying passengers when the hold-up took place.

Initial investigation that the bus was driven by Gilbert Bagatao Arnoco, 42, married of Poblacion Suminot, Zamboanga del Sur. It was travelling from Pagadian City to Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay when two male passengers boarded at Naga. Two others were already onboard  and they announced the heist at gunpoint.

The suspects divested P12,000 in cash and personal belongings from the passengers and fled.

Police said that the hold-uppers escaped to  a secluded place.

The incident was reported to the Naga Municipal Police Station .– Dan Toribio