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Placer,MasbatePlacer, Masbate [04.29.16] –  An incumbent Punong Barangay Matagangtang, Placer, Masbate listed as Wanted Person was arrested on Thursday by elements of Placer Municipal Police Station for string of charges of murder, frustrated murder and attempted murder.

In an information released by Police Chief Inspector Arthur Ramirez Gomez, Public Information Officer of RS0TG – Masbate the arrested was implemented at 4:00 in the afternoon of April 28, 2016 at Barangay Matagangtang, Placer, Masbate by virtue of warrant of arrest issued by Honorable Judge Arturo Clemente B. Revil, Judge of Regional Trial Court Branch 49 Cataingan, Masbate against Arnel Amag y Santosidad.

Punong Barangay Amag was charged for murder docketed under criminal case number 2853-16, for murder of the former Punong Barangay Rudily Camay y Pantoan on August 13, 2015. After the death of Camay, the suspect assumed the post of Punong Barangay of Magtagangtang.

Rudily Camay was a known supporter of former Masbate Governor Antonio Kho.

He is also charged of frustrated murder under criminal case number 2854-16 filed against him by the victim Roberto Camay y Caparuso and criminal case number 2855-16 for attempted murder filed by the victim  Jiovani B. Liquigan.

Under criminal case number 2854-16 the bail recommended is fixed at PhP 200,000.00 and for criminal case number 2855-16, the bail is Php120,000.00.

He is now under the custody of Placer Placer Municipal Police Station.