Lapu Police determined to solve teen’s murder within the week

By: Rosalie Abatayo March 14,2019 - 01:32 PM


Senior Superintendent Limuel Obon, director of the Lapu-Lapu City Police Office. | CDN file

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Despite the absence of an ultimatum from their superior, the local police has committed to to solve the murder of 16-year-old Christine Lee Silawan before this week ends.

In an interview on Thursday, March 14, 2019 Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LLCPO) Director Senior Superintendent Limuel Obon said they hope to arrest the primary suspect in Silawan’s gruesome slay within this week.

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The police official said they are already in a manhunt operation for the main suspect, whom he earlier revealed had previous communication with the victim.

“We are already in a manhunt operation because we are confident that we are pursuing primary suspect of this brutal crime,” Obon said.

“[The manhunt is province-wide because] We believe he is still in Cebu and if ever he goes region-wide or nationwide, kaya na nato,” Obon said. /bmjo

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