August 24, 2022, the start of the week-long CIDG Intensified Anti-Criminality Operation otherwise known as "CIACO" has tallied a total of 130 police operations which resulted in the arrest of 147 persons.
In a submitted report to CIDG Director, PBGen Ronald O Lee, out of 147, 113 were apprehended through CIDG’s flagship project known as OPLAN "PAGTUGIS" (Campaign against wanted persons) wherein three (3) of the arrested persons are tagged as Regional Level Most Wanted Persons (MWPs), eight (8) of those are listed as Provincial Level MWPs, while 12 are included in the Municipal or City Level and 90 are other wanted persons.
Notable of these accomplishments are the arrest of MICHAEL LIGADO ROBERTS, the No. 7 MWP in Region 3; CHRISTIAN DAIPAN LABARDA, the No. 1 MWP in Region 8; and ROLANDO TERRADO ROQUE, CALABARZON’s MWP.
ROBERTS, who is a member of the “Montallana Criminal Group” was nabbed at about 2:30 PM in Brgy. Cabalan, Olongapo City by joint elements of CIDG Olongapo CFU and PNP local units by virtue of Warrants of Arrest (WOA) issued by Hon. Dorina Castro Baltazar, the Presiding Judge of Family Court Branch 2, Balanga City, Bataan for three (3) counts of Rape (Art. 266-A of the RPC).
Meanwhile, LABARDA was arrested at around 2:50 PM in the mountainous area of Brgy San Isidro, Carigara, Leyte by manhunt teams from CIDG Western Samar PFU and local PNP units on the strength of a WOA issued by Hon. Emelinda Ripalda Maquilan, Acting Presiding Judge of RTC Br. 13, Carigara, Leyte also for RAPE (RPC art 266-A).
While ROQUE was collared at around 6:15 PM in Brgy. Sala, Cabuyao City, Laguna by members of the CIDG Laguna PFU along with the local police by virtue of a WOA issued Hon. Hector De Asis Buenaluz Jr., Presiding Judge of RTC, Branch 103, Calamba City, Laguna for the crime of MURDER.