Leyte’s ‘most wanted’ couple falls in Davao Norte raid

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A husband and wife tagged as “most wanted” persons in Maasin City, Southern Leyte, were arrested by authorities during a raid on Sunday in Barangay New Visayas, Panabo City, Davao del Norte.

Police identified the suspects as Ely Dag-uman and his wife, Lilian. Both are wanted for syndicated estafa.

Chief Supt. Marcelo Morales, Director of the Police Regional Office (PRO) 11, said the couple was tracked down by combined elements of the Panabo Police Station, 2nd Davao Del Norte Provincial Mobile Force Company, Tagum City Police Station and Maasin City Police Station.

Morales said the couple has pending warrants of arrest issued by a regional court in Maasin City.

“This accomplishment demonstrates the serious implementation of our campaign against most wanted persons,” Morales said.

Morales said information from concerned citizens led to the couple’s arrest. (Rhoda Grace Saron/PNA)