Bago local nabbed for ‘human trafficking’

BACOLOD City – Charged with human trafficking, a man was arrested in Barangay Singcang-Airport.

He was 30-year-old Jaime Orquia of Barangay Atipulo-an, Bago City, Negros Occidental, a police report showed.

Orquia was caught on the strength of an arrest warrant on Aug. 12, the report added.

Police officers served the warrant issued by Judge Frances Guanzon of the Regional Trial Court Branch 62 in Bago City dated April 24, 2018.

He was detained in the Valladolid municipal police station, facing charges for violation of Republic Act 9208, or the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Act of 2003.

The court recommended no bail bond for Orquia’s temporary liberty./PN


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