CCTV camera solves robbery case in less than 24 hours PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 26 July 2012 14:12

Through the help of CCTV (Closed Circuit Television) cameras, a robber who broke into a residence in Sta. Maria, was arrested in less than 24 hours after the incident last Monday.

The suspect was identified as Aldrin Jailani Amping, married, of Sitio Aplaya, Manicahan.

A police report disclosed that Jailani broke into the house of an executive in Sta. Maria at dawn of Sunday. His two companions stood as look-out until the robbery was done.

Jailani was carrying a flashlight when he entered the executive’s house, without knowing that there were CCTV cameras in various parts. The cameras captured Jailani roaming silently inside the house and ransacking valuables and money thereat.

A police report disclosed that Jailani took two I-Pad 3 and one Nikon DSLR camera and other electronic items worth P140,000

He stayed inside the house for one hour..

Jailani went out bringing the loot and the sleepingoccupants did not sense his presence.

The incident was discovered by the house owner around 5 a.m.. He rushed to the Sta. Maria Police Station to report the the burglary.

The house owner also submitted the footage of the CCTV cameras to the police to help in the investigation.

On Monday afternoon, a television news program aired the robbery and showed the CCTV footage taken by the CCTV. Later on the same day, a resident of Tugbungan went to the Sta. Maria Police Station and reported that Jailani was selling a camera and I-Pad in the said barangay.

Jailani was also identified through the CCTV camera footages.

Policemen conducted a follow-up operation that resulted in the arrest of Jailani.

Recovered from Jailani’s possession were the I-Pad and a Nikon camera.

The houseowner commended Chief Insp. Larry Domingo, commander of the Sta. Maria police station, and his men for the swift solution of the robbery case.  

Jailani was detained at the Sta. Maria Police Station pending the filing of charges against him in court. – Dan Toribio Jr.