Philippine National Police

National Capital Region Police Office


Oplan Pagtugis: Zumarraga, Samar’s Top 5 Most Wanted Criminal, Nabbed

NCRPO’s drive against wanted persons embodied under the ‘Oplan Pagtutugis’ campaign casts wider nets to locate, identify and arrest persons with standing warrants of arrest.

Towards this end, joint operatives of RID NCRPO, Northern MMDFU, DSOU, NPD, Tanza MPS, Cavite PPO, PRO4A and Zumarraga MPS, Samar PPO PRO 8 arrested Zumarraga, Samar’s top 5 most wanted person at about 7:10 PM of May 12, 2020 in Amaya Uno, Balete Street, Tanza, Cavite.

Chief NCRPO PMGEN DEBOLD M SINAS identified the accused as ROBERTO PUYAT GATIL alias “Berto”, of legal age, married, male, construction worker ,Filipino, native of Zumarraga, Samar and presently residing at Amaya Uno, Balete St, Tanza, Cavite.

Further investigation disclosed that the arrested wanted person is a member of the MOLOBOCO Group (Waray Waray Group) engaged in robbery and gun for hire activities operating in Metro Manila and CALABARZON area.

The accused was arrested by virtue of a Warrant of Arrest dated February 7, 2013 with no bail recommended for MURDER docketed under CC No. 6599 issued by HON. ADERICO A AVILA Presiding Judge, RTC 8, Branch 29 in Catbalogan City, Samar.

“We have intensified our coordination and invigorated our effort in collaborating with our counterparts and other concerned agencies in order to boost our ‘Oplan Pagtutugis’ campaign geared towards the arrest of persons with standing warrants of arrest,” said PMGEN SINAS.

The accused was brought to Northern MMDFU for proper documentation and return of warrant to the issuing court.