A jail escapee from Valencia City, Bukidnon, was recaptured yesterday by the police in Brgy. 1 poblacion, Kabankalan City, Negros Occidental.
The fugitive identified by the Kabankalan police as Ronnie Recibido, who was living in Brgy. Tan-awan, Kabankalan City, is facing charges for violation of Republic Act 9165, or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002, before the Malaybalay Regional Trial Court in Bukidnon.
Kabankalan police investigation showed that Recibido escaped from a jail facility in Valencia City, Bukidnon, on Sept.4, 2013.
The fugitive was discovered by the police to have been hiding in Kabankalan City, after more than five years.
Meanwhile, policemen arrested a certain Rufino Aguirre, 48, for illegal discharge of firearm and violation of the Comelec gun ban in Brgy. 12, Victorias City, Negros Occidental, Thursday.
The arrest of Aguirre, who is also the subject of complaints by his two minor nephews, yielded a homemade shotgun with a fired empty cartridge in its chamber.
The complainants told the police that they were harassed by their uncle, inside their residence in Brgy. 12.*
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