Elements of the Cagayan de Oro City Police Office Station 2 in Cogon arrested today the suspected gun-for-hire in the killing of Cris Cabingas, Leader of RTA’s Cogon Market Team who was shot three times at the back while manning traffic along JR Borja and Lt. Guillermo Streets at around 6:00pm, December 30, 2016. The suspect was identified as 30-year old Mohaimen Macauyag aka Alex Masacal aka Alex Macatana.
In an accomplishment report by Cogon Station Commander Police Chief Inspector Harvey Abellanosa, they received an intelligence info that the suspect is back in the city reportedly to conduct another ‘hit’ possibly another traffic enforcer or a police officer. Fortunately, the police got information that the suspect was sighted in the vicinity of Cogon and was subsequently arrested in the vicinity of Capt. Vicente Roa and Yacapin Streets. However, his alleged cohort escaped on board a red XRM motorcycle without license plate.
Police gathered that after the murder of Cabingas, the suspect went into hiding in Valencia City, Bukidnon and in Marawi City before returning to the city after the Marawi siege.
Aside from the Cabingas slay, the suspect also has an outstanding warrant of arrest for the murder of his live-in partner in October 2015.
Photos below show City Mayor Oscar Moreno presenting the suspect at City Hall.
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