CAMP RUPERTO KANGLEON, PALO, Leyte- Two days after his daring escape at the Northern Samar Provincial Jail, a prisoner was sent back to jail.
Arvino Ballesta, 24 and charged with robbery and theft, managed to escape at the provincial jail on January 2, reports reaching the regional headquarters of the Philippine National Police(PNP), based here.
But during a manhunt operation by the police operatives of San Jose municipal police station, led by Senior Inspector Lloyd Lagrimas, the escapee was arrested at his village in Barangay Layuhan of said town at about 1:15 pm on January 4.
Ballesta was brought to San Jose municipal police station for proper disposition for eventual return to the provincial jail. (PR)