Camp Olivas, City of San Fernando, Pampanga--- Joint personnel of PNP Women and Children Protection Center, Capas Municipal Police Station, International Justice Mission, Dutch Police, Australian Federal Police, Nordic Police, Federal Bureau of Investigation and Capas MSWD conducted entrapment and rescue operation in Brgy. Cristorey, Capas, Tarlac which resulted in the arrest of one (1) suspect and rescue of five (5) minors, yesterday afternoon (June 7).
The arrested suspect was identified as Marlyn BAPTISTA y Turqueza, 35 years old, and resident of Blk 106, Blk 5, Brgy. Cristorey, Capas, Tarlac. Recovered pieces of evidence inside her house were one (1) tablet, one (1) internet modem (Globe Broadband) and one (1) cellphone.
Charges for Violation of RA 9208 as amended by RA 10364 (Trafficking in Person) RA 7610 (Child Abuse) and RA 10175 (Anti-Cybercrime Law) were being filed against the suspect.
Rescued minor victims were brought to DSWD Heaven’s Shelter in Quezon City.
PRO3 Regional Director PCSUPT AMADOR V CORPUS commended the operating troops for a job well done. He also assured the public that the police together with other partner agencies will continue its campaign to eradicate all forms of criminality including human trafficking within the region.