2 cellphone snatchers arrested PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 27 May 2012 14:24

Two men accused of mauling  a native of Lamitan, Basilan and stealing his cell phone in was arrested in Canelar last Thursday night.

Police identified the suspects as Gabby Neri y Bergara Sto. Niño and Charles Rivera y Daraman of Pasonanca.

Investigation disclosed that Jerico Democrito y Magbanua, a native of Lamitan, Basilan was walking along Canelar road while his friends were ahead of him around 9 p.m. when Neri and Rivera appeared and mauled him.

The two attackers then grabbed Democrito’s  Nokia 2600 cell phone then they tried to escape.

Democrito screamed for help and had the two suspects arrested.

During investigation, Democrito positively identified the suspects as his atackers who took his cell phone.

The suspects were detained at the central police station pending the filing of charges  against them. — Dan Toribio Jr.