Top 3 most wanted in IN, arrested

SOLSONA, Ilocos Norte, June 24 – Alex Pascual may have long forgotten what happened in the year 1997, when he was accused of murdering a man in Brgy. Santiago, of this town, after years of hiding.

After 15 years of evading arrest, PNP Solsona and CIDG operatives finally caught him in his hideout at Brgy. Divisoria Sur, Maddela, Quirino province in Region 2.

Pascual, who is now 43 years old, is listed as the Top 3 most wanted person in Ilocos Norte by the Anti-Private Armed Group Task Force of the province.

The fugitive, a native of Brgy. Puttao this town, was hunted with a reward money of P75,000 on his head. (Theo Guiang)