ZAMBALES – Three escaped prisoners from the Zambales Provincial Jail were arrested immediately by the combined law enforcers yesterday in two different places.
Police Col. Ricardo Pangan, Jr, Zambales Police Provincial Director, identified those arrested as: Bongbong Manalo y Agalon, 28 years old, jailed for mutilation cases ; Bernardo Subrenilla y Tanamal, 23, for violation of RA 10591 at BP 881; at Fernando Dimalanta Jr y Dela Cruz, 21, for a robbery case.
The trio were asked to dispose of the garbage of the provincial jail apparently without guards and then took advantage and escaped in different directions.
Two of the escapees , Manalo and Subrenilla, were arrested in a neighboring barangay of Bancal , Botolan town, while Dimalanta was arrested in a place within the barangay where the jail compound was located.
Reports said that the combined force of the Provincial Jail and Iba Municipal Police Station, Botolan Municipal Police Station, Zambales Provincial Intelligence Unit, at 1st Provincial Mobile Force Company conducted manhunt operations.