Fugitive Ayalin Finally Captured

Long-wanted Noel Ayalin, the former barangay captain of Kapitan Ramon in Silay City who massacred four barangay officials while they were holding a meeting on March 6, 2011, was finally captured yesterday afternoon.

Tagged as the Most Wanted Person in Western Visayas (Region 6), Ayalin was collared in Iba, Zambales by operatives of Region 3 PNP led by PSupt. Andrew Aguirre, PSupt. Freston Bangangan and PSSupt. Crisaldo Nieves.

The capture of Ayalin was realized with the intelligence information provided to 3rd District Rep. Albee Benitez who in turn immediately dispatched to proper authorities who subsequently acted fast.

Ayalin, facing charges for 3 counts of murder and 3 counts of frustrated homicide, had P800,000 prize on his head.

Ayalin will be brought to the Regional Trial Court (RTC) 6th

Judicial Region Branch 69 in Bacolod City in a few days.* (Arman P. Toga)



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