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


DAVAO CITY– A husband and wife known as the “most wanted” persons in Maasin City, Southern Leyte, were arrested by authorities during a raid in Barangay New Visayas, Panabo City, Davao del Norte, Sunday, January 23.

Police identified the suspects as Ely Dag-uman and his wife, Lilian. Both are wanted for syndicated estafa and has pending warrants of arrest issued by a regional trial court in Maasin City.

Chief Supt. Marcelo Morales, Director of the Police Regional Office (PRO) 11, said the
 information from concerned citizens led to the couple’s arrest. 

The arrest was made 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.

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

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