TACLOBAN CITY- Police in Samar continue to conduct hot pursuit operations against two detainees of the Calbiga Municipal Police Station after they escaped on Monday evening, March 11.
Police identified the two inmates as Roel Mabahin,22, and his brother Rodel,19, both residents of Barangay Minata of said town.
The brothers, both single and jobless, are facing robbery case.
“We must do everything in our ability to prevent such untoward incidents from happening again. I am calling on all the chiefs of police to stay on the ground with your men to be in full force to maintain the peace and order of the community,” said Police Director Chief Supt.Dionardo Carlos.
Initial investigation showed that after the brothers bolted out from their detention jail, they stole a motorcycle which they used as their getaway vehicle and took a hostage who luckily managed to escape from them.
Police said the two escapees are armed and dangerous.
The public is advised to report immediately to nearest authorities the whereabouts of the two detainees.
Meanwhile, Carlos ordered all the police stations in the region to be more alert and vigilant in their respective areas of jurisdiction.