Jail inmate escapes PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 23 March 2013 11:14

An inmate facing drug charges bolted the Manukan Provincial Correctional and Rehabilitation Center in Zamboanga del Norte the other day.

Police Regional Information Officer Chief insp. Ariel Huesca identified the escapee as Rey Jarantilla, 29, of Marapong, Sibutad, Zamboanga del Norte.

A police report disclosed that Jarantilla was discovered not in his detention cell during a head count around 3:35 a.m.

After the discovery, jail personnel immediately conducted hot pursuit operations but failed to locate Jarantilla.

Police said that Jarantilla is one of the trusted inmates and facing charges for violation of Sections 5, 11 and 12 of Republic Act 9165. with criminal case numbers 17473, 17474, 17475    

The center management has coordinated with all police units to conduct follow-up operations for the capture of Jarantilla. – Dan Toribio Jr.