A joint operation led by CIDG RFU-10 headed by PCol Raymund A. Liguden, Laguna PPO, 12th and 103rd SAC SAF, JFT Hunter, 4th ID Philippine Army, RIU-10, RID-10, COCPO-PS8 led by PCpt Dennis Ebsolo, Officer-In-Charge and CIU-COCPO under PCol Henry G Dampal, City Director of COCPO conducted law enforcement operation thru service of Warrant of Arrest at Block 12 Lot 25, Portico II, Grand Europa, Brgy Lumpia, Cagayan de Oro City against Marvin L. Fajardo, married, a resident of Brgy Tanauan City, Batangas and presently residing at the said place.

Fajardo has an outstanding Warrant of Arrest for the crime of Direct Assault issued by Hon. Michelle C. Manaig-Calumpong, Presiding Judge of 4th Judicial Region in Municipal Circuit Trial Court of Tanauan City in Batangas on December 1, 2013.

One month surveillance was conducted by the intelligence against Marvin Fajardo and his men who were hiding in Cagayan de Oro City. He is identified as the leader of DI Listed as Fajardo Criminal Group and PRO 4A High Value Target (HVT) which involved in gun for hire, illegal drugs and robbery extortion activities operating in Batangas City, Laguna, NCR and other nearby provinces in Luzon.

During the service of WOA the subject and his men opened fired the clearing team of SAF thus prompting them to engage in a gunfight.

Upon the conduct of search two .45 pistol, 357 revolver, IDs, gadgets and other personal effects were seized by the team at the house where Fajardo and his men were staying.

Fajardo and two others were neutralized and immediately brought to the nearest hospital for medical treatment. They were pronounced dead on arrival at the J.R Borja Memorial City Hospital.

PBGen Rafael P Santiago Jr stated that PRO 10 will continue its mandate in protecting the people thru service of warrant for wanted person and other anti-criminality efforts to ensure the security and safety of the public and maintain its peace and order without doubting the danger of its task which risk the lives of its police personnel everytime there is a police operation conducted.

“PRO 10 has no room for criminals who want to elude the arms of the law and we will make it sure to the best that we can that they can’t disturb the better peace and order of the region” PBGen Santiago Jr said.

PRO 10 commended the operating troops for their dedication to duty and risking their lives in implementing its mandate just to ensure the successful law enforcement operation for the good of its people” PBGen Santiago added.

PRO 10 asks the public to remain their trust and confidence to its police personnel and never be affected of some bad issue against the few police members. Any information they may get that need police intervention; they may call their nearest police station hotlines for immediate police action. ###