3 evacuees steal school computers; are arrested PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 08 January 2014 14:16

Three evacuees staying at Zamboanga City High School West campus along RT Lim Boulevard were arrested for stealing several computers and accesories from the school last Monday.

Arrested were Michael Lukman, of Sta. Catalina, Myrna Omar and Almudla Paharan, both residents of Mariki.

The three were arrested during a follow-up operation carried out by the police after the school’s  officials reported the robbery.

During investigation, the three admitted they took several computers and accessories and sold them to different persons and internet cafés.

Policemen accompanied the suspects to the individuals who bought the stolen computers and recovered some of them.

The recovered stolen computers and accessories were turned over to investigators while the suspects were detained for filing of charges against them in court.

In an interview, Lukman said there were other evacuees staying in the school who stole several valuables like computers and sold them outside the campus.

Aside from stealing valuables in the school, several other damages were discovered inside the campus. It was believed to have been perpetrated by some evacuees staying in the campus. – Dan Toribio Jr.