- Two suspected members of the robbery-holdup and carnapping group “Banal” were arrested in Payatas, Quezon City
- Aside from robbery and carnapping, the group is also involved in illegal drugs and gun-for-hire activities
Two suspected members of the “Banal” robbery-holdup gang were arrested in Payatas, Quezon City.
Richard “Richie Banal” Redito and his companion was nabbed by the drug enforcement unit of the Quezon City Police District (QCPD) Station 6 last Friday after they allegedly stole a motorcycle.
Caught in possession of the suspects were suspected stolen cellphones, some sachets of shabu, an improvised gun, a motorcycle, and a dead fighting cock.
The Police said that aside from stealing vehicles (carnapping), the suspects were also involved in illegal drugs and gun-for-hire crimes.
Police Superintendent Rossel Cejas, commander of QCPD Station 6 said that they had long been hunting Redito.
Redito has denied the allegations against him while his companion kept silent.
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