26 year-old man arrested for theft
CITY OF SAN FERNANDO - A collector-delivery man of a private company situated in this capital city was arrested by elements of the San Fernando police for alleged multiple counts of qualified theft.
The suspect identified as Kevin Manarang, 26, was arrested by virtue of a warrant of arrest issued by Judge Christine Marie Capule of the Regional Trial Court Branch 48 in this city for 140 counts Qualified Theft under Criminal Case No. 25247 to 25387.
According to this city’s police chief Superintendent Roland Agohob, Manarang was employed early 2017 as collector-delivery man of Silk-Pro Marketing Corporation, a company based in Barangay Sindalan, this city and was engaged in the selling of beauty soaps.
However, instead of remitting the money collected from clients to the company, Manarang allegedly used it for personal gain, particularly in betting at cockfighting games, Agohob added.
In the course of time, Agohob disclosed that Manarang allegedly accumulated an unremitted amount of more than half a million pesos resulting to company management’s filing of cases which resulted to his arrest.
Manarang is now in the custody of the city police and bail for his temporary liberty was set at P24,000 for each case, said Agohob.