Leyte's 6th most wanted person nabbed

TACLOBAN CITY — Operatives of the Philippine National Police (PNP) on Monday arrested Province of Leyte’s sixth most wanted person in Barangay Manaybanay, Pastrana, Leyte.

PNP Chief  Debold Sinas personally announced the arrest of Rextan Morbos, the subject of a Warrant of arrest for the crime of RAPE which was issued by Acting Pres. Judge Jacinto B. Elle of RTC Br. 7, 8th Judicial Region Bulwagan ng Katarungan Magsaysay, Tacloban City dated January 22, 2021.


Morbos was arrested on Monday morning, February 1, at around 9:30 am by the joint elements of Regional Intelligence Unit-8, Pastrana Municipal Police Station, and Provincial Intelligence Unit Leyte PPO at Barangay Manaybanay, Pastrana Leyte.

The said suspect was listed as No. 6 Most Wanted Person of Leyte PPO. No bail is recommended for his temporary liberty.

"The PNP is consistently mounting intensified operations against persons who have been eluding arrest for years. They can run, but they cannot hide, ” Sinas said.


The PNP Chief has ordered more intelligence-driven police operations against wanted persons especially those affiliated with domestic threat organizations and organized crime groups.

The suspect was brought to Pastrana MPS for booking, documentation, and proper disposition before turning over to the court of origin. Tacloban News Update with reports from PNP-PIO

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