BREAKING: Hot pursuit vs. Bicol's no.1 most wanted Gilbert Concepcion underway

NAGA CITY, 11/22/16 (Bicol Standard) -- A firefight ensued while the police were serving the warrant of arrest against Gilbert Concepcion, who is tagged as the number 1 most wanted person in Bicol and a notorious gang leader.


In an early report this morning, police operatives of Libon, Albay implemented the warrant of arrest against Concepcion and his group at around 10 p.m. Monday at the residence of Ogie Lisaba at Brgy. Nogpo where the said suspects were spotted.

Jose De los Reyes, 50 years old, of Brgy. Nogpo died during the firefight while PO2 Manolo Nierva was wounded on his right hand.

Police Chief Inspector Arthur Ramirez Gomez, Spokesperson of Albay Provincial Police Office said this morning that a hot pursuit operation is still underway.

He added, however, that they have not received a report as to whether Concepcion was arrested.

It will be recalled that Concepcion is a former rebel who surrendered to the government.

He was, however, implicated in several crimes, including the murder of Makati City Engr. Nelson Morales.

Last month, a reward of Php3.5-million was offered by the family of family of slain Engr. Morales and Albay 2nd district representative Joey Salceda for anyone who can present Concepcion.

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