>> Monday, November 28, 2011
TABUK CITY, Kalinga – Police arrested the alleged killer of a radio announcer here Nov. 23 around 5 a.m. at SitioTalak, Barangay Gobgob in this capital city.
Supt. Engelbert Z. Soriano, regional police press information officer identified the suspect as Daldin “Deldin” Guiawan, wanted for the July 3, 2010 murder of Jose “Pepe” T. Daguio, 75, radio announcer of DZRK Radio ng Bayan Tabuk, and former anchorman of news and public affairs program on RadyoNatin-Kalinga.
The victim was also a writer of the provincial Guru Press.
Guiawan was wanted for double murder with a warrant for his arrest issued by Regional Trial Court Branch 25, 2nd Judicial Region, Tabuk.
Soriano said Guiawan carried a reward of P250,000 for his arrest under Department of Interior and Local Government memorandum circular 2011-165.
Regional police intelligence officers who arrested Guiawan detained him here at the Kalinga District Jail.
Records showed Daguio was shot to death by unidentified perpetrators at his residence with the use of a 12-gauge shotgun. Victim was rushed to the Kalinga Provincial Hospital but was declared dead on arrival by the attending physician.
Police investigation and witnesses’ accounts led to the identification and filing of murder case against Guiawan, Edmund Cera Bilod and Willy Cedra Bilog.
A warrant of arrest was subsequently issued for their arrest.
Soriano said background check on the suspects’ activities showed the group was involved in criminal activities such as “gun-for-hire” and they had other standing warrants for their arrest.
Guiawan also had a standing warrant for double murder issued by Judge Marcelino K. Wacas of Regional Trial Court Branch 25 in Tabuk for the killing of GuimpayanTamalay and AyongTamalay at Lapet, Talak, Gobgob in this city on June 2, 2009.