PILI, Camarines Sur—A laborer working on the San Jose Bridge here was collared by the police for allegedly stealing steel bars intended for the construction.
The Pili police said they received a report at around 5:30 a.m. from a concerned citizen that a two unidentified men were transporting steel bars via a tricycle.
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by Oscar Esmenda/BICOLSTANDARD.COM
According to the investigators, they followed the tracks left by the steel bars on the road. Said tracks led them to barangay San Antonio, where they found the steel bars abandoned beside the railway.
The police added that they received information from a witness that at 5 a.m. that the laborer was looking for a buyer of 21 pieces of steel bars, 11 pieces of which measured 16 mm while the rest, 12mm.
The witness, along with the police, proceeded to the construction site and identified the laborer,
Jaime “Jay-R” Sorita y Arroyo, 29 years old, married, and a resident of Zone 5, San Antonio, Ocampo town.
The police then apprehended the suspect and brought him to the municipal police station, where appropriate charges will be filed.—BICOLSTANDARD.COM