Lending collectors held up in Iriga City and Tigaon
The first incident was reported in Iriga City at around 10:00 o’clock in the evening.
The victim was identified as Jesus Esplane y Bellanes, a credit collector of Oragon Lending Corporation.
The police report says that while Esplane was negotiating the road along Barangay Sta. Teresita, two unidentified persons, who were on board a black XRM motorcycle, poked a gun at him. Later, the suspects demanded that his entire collection be turned over to them.
Apart from the cash, the suspects also forcibly took his cellphone , which was valued at P400.
After carting away the valuable items, the suspects immediately fled on board their motorcycle.
Meanwhile, in Tigaon, Camarines Sur, a collector of Sum Finance Service Corporation was also held up by motorcycle-riding suspects.
The victim, identified as Joeven San Juan y Barbara, told the police that at around 2:00 o’clock in the afternoon, three unidentified persons who on board a white Honda XRM motorcycle poked a gun at him. Later, they carted away his collection for the day, amounting to P7,000; a Motorola cellphone valued at P1,000, and the ignition key of the victim’s motorcycle.
The incident occurred at Subdvision 2, Barangay Salvacion, Tigaon.
After the robbery incident, the suspects fled towards the direction of the National Highway.—BICOLSTANDARD.COM
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