Mulanay’s 2nd Most Wanted falls in Batangas

Malvar, Batangas – After nearly six years of hiding, the second most wanted person in Mulanay, Quezon has been arrested by the police in Barangay Poblacion here on Friday evening police said.

PSI Arwin Caimbon, Malvar police chief, said joint elements of Malvar and Mulanay police have arrested Dante Mendoza who was reportedly hiding at the said barangay at around 11:35 pm by virtue of arrest warrant for murder issued by Judge Maria Chona Pulgar-Navarro of Regional Trial Court Branch 61 in Gumaca, Quezon on August 5, 2011.

Mendoza was accused of hacking and stabbing to death victim Ben Tagle on January 11 at Sitio Anunang, Barangay Banguian, Mulanay, Quezon.

The suspect is now detained at the Mulanay police station facing murder charges.