Crime gang leader, 6 others nabbed in Bulacan

CAMP GEN ALEJO S SANTOS – The alleged “Rado” crime group leader, including two wanted felons and four illegal gamblers, were arrested on Saturday in Bulacan.

Bulacan police acting director Col. Rommel Ochave said joint operatives led by 2nd PMFC together with the Norzagaray, Pandi police and the Bulacan PPO and 24th SAC, 2SAB PNP-SAF conducted a manhunt operation in Bgy. Bitungol, Norzagaray leading to the arrest of high-value target and the leader of “Rado “ crime group identified as Noel Rado, a 56-year-old businessman of Bunsura I, Pandi; and Jedson Yamat,  a 42-year-old trader of Poblacion, Pandi, Bulacan, based on  warrant  for  murder.

The “Rado” group is allegedly involved in gunrunning, carnapping, gun for  hire, robbery and  illegal drugs.

Upon seeing the approaching lawmen, Yamat and Rado tried to escape and when they were cornered, pulled out their guns but were immediately disarmed by the cops.

Seized from the two were two loaded .45 pistols.

The two will also be charged with violation of RA 10591 or the Comelec gun ban.

Meanwhile, the Bocaue police nabbed  John Carlo Azarraga, of Matungao, Bulacan, for  child abuse or violation of  RA 7610, while anti-illegal gambling operations conducted by the Marilao and Bocaue cops  resulted in the arrest of two individuals  playing “cara y cruz” in Sta. Rosa 1, Marilao; and two persons for illegal numbers games or jueteng. Seized from them were three coins used as ‘pangara’, papelitos, number stamps and bet money.

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