BiliranIsland.com Staff
BiliranIsland.com
First Posted 09:33 AM 05/20/2024

Guiuan, Eastern Samar— Kawayan Biliran police lead by COP PCPT Christian Celestino and PSMS Edwin Royeras, together with the Provincial Intelligence Team of Eastern Samar Provincial Police Office and the local police apprehended the Rank No. 9 Most Wanted Person of Eastern Visayas at about 8:00 in the morning today, Sunday, May 19, at the Port area of Brgy. 6. Of this municipality.

PCPT Christian Celestino identified the accused as Elmer Martillano, a.k.a “Loloy”, 30, single, a resident of Brgy. Mapuyo, Kawayan, Biliran.

The arrest of the accused was by virtue of a Warrant of Arrest issued by Hon. Luz Petilla-Navarette, Executive Judge, Eight Judicial Region, Branch 16, Naval, Biliran dated December 13, 2023, for 2 counts of violation of Article 266-A (1) (D) of RPC as amended (Statutory Rape) by R.A No. 11684, docketed under Criminal Case Nos. N-4392 and N-4393. The court recommended no bail for his temporary liberty.

The arrested accused was informed of the nature of his arrest and was apprised of his constitutional rights in a dialect known to him.

Kawayan police said that the accused immediately left the town after learning that the family of his victim filed charges of rape against him last year.

The accused was immediately brought to Guiuan Municipal Police Station Eastern Samar for proper documentation and disposition before returning him back to the court that issued his Warrant of Arrest.

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