On March 12, 2022, CIDG Quezon PFU in coordination with other PNP Units filed five cases before the Office of the Tayabas City Prosecutor’s Office, Quezon Province on March 12, 2022, against the following respondents for violation of RA 10883, New Anti-Carnapping Act of 2016; Kidnapping and Homicide; and Kidnapping and Serious Illegal Detention; Presidential Decree No. 1829 (Obstruction of Justice); and Art. V, Section 28, Paragraph E (1) of R.A. 10591:
PLT Emerson Yu Custodio;
PCMS Lian Eleccion Manalo;
PCpl Alfie Montesines Reyes;
PSSg Carlito G Jimeno
Ranilex Ramirez Mendoza alias "Abong Ramirez Mendoza";
William Bawalan Dagotdot, Jr. (user of FB Account “Irene De Guzman” and “Olayres Albert”); and
As a backgrounder, on December 30, 2021 at around 7:00 in the morning, Rodrigo Melana Dueña II’s lifeless body was discovered at Sitio Dos Barangay Ibabang Bukal, Tayabas City while Rodrigo’s companion, Jaime Mimay Faramil, went missing until this date.
Following the leads from the interviews, CCTV footage, social media and online exploitations gathered during the investigation, and through the Warrant to Disclose Computer Data,
a search warrant was implemented and witnessed by Barangay Officials assisted by HPG RFU 4A and Laguna HPT on February 4, 2022, at HPG Laguna Impounding Area, near Mayapa exit, Barangay Paciano Rizal, Calamba City.
PMGEN ELISEO DC CRUZ, CIDG Director is continuously reminding the public to be wary of criminals.
"Kidnapping has been one of the major threats to public safety therefore the CIDG investigators will always pursue and resolve through just service together with other concerned PNP units and the community", says CIDG Chief.