3 'Estribo Gang' members nabbed in Paranaque


Posted at Apr 01 2014 10:09 PM | Updated as of Apr 02 2014 06:09 AM

MANILA -- Three alleged members of the Estribo Gang were arrested at the Southwest Terminal in Paranaque on Tuesday, police said.

Senior Supt. Nelson Pangaduan of Paranaque City Community Precinct 13 said they recovered a caliber .38 gun from the suspects, who have yet to be identified.

Police also recovered a bottle of perfume allegedly used to make victims feel lightheaded.

Authorities recovered a cellphone where they found text messages that listed the names of buses that the suspected robbers allegedly wanted to attack.

Initial investigation showed that the suspects used to work as bus conductors.

The suspects will be charges with illegal possession of firearms. -- report from Henry Atuelan, DZMM