Cops continue to hunt down 10 more inmates
MANILA – Authorities are still hunting down 10 of the 21 fugitives who escaped from a jail in Valencia City, Bukidnon last Wednesday.
Authorities were able to recapture 11 of the 21 inmates late last week.
According to Valencia City police office director Supt. Roy Magtalay, the search for the 10 fugitives covers the entire province as well as adjacent areas.
The whole of Bukidnon is currently under heightened alert following reports that the fugitives are armed with 9 millimeter caliber pistols and shotguns.
Residents in the area are also urged to be vigilant and to report to authorities any information that may lead to the recapture of the fugitives.
The police believe the group is led by a certain Dionisio Damlong. – from a report by Dennis Datu, dzMM