PNP Chief Police General Debold M Sinas has announced the arrest of JOEL MAGLANGIT during an intelligence operation on Thursday, February 4, 2021 in Quezon City. Maglangit is listed as Top Most Wanted Person of Region 10.
Maglangit was arrested by virtue of Warrant of Arrest issued by Hon. Solayman G Macata-on on RTC Branch 24 of Cagayan de Oro City on January 25, 2010 for the crime of Murder for the death of Eddie Apus in Zone 3, Brgy. Baikingon, Cagayan De Oro City on October 24, 2009.
The arresting group was led by personnel of Intelligence Special Operations Division Intelligence Group (ISOD IG) (Lead Unit), together with Regional Intelligence Unit 10 (RIU10), Cagayan De Oro City Police Station, and Talipapa Police Station 3, Quezon City Police District.
According to Chief PNP Sinas, Maglangit is a member of Flores Robbery/Hold-Up Group operating in Cagayan de Oro City. The arrested suspect is now under the temporary custody of Station 3, Quezon City Police District for documentation and proper disposition before turning over to court of origin.