MANILA (2nd UPDATE) - Ronnie Dayan, the controversial former driver-bodyguard and lover of Senator Leila De Lima, is now under the custody of the Philippine National Police in Urbiztondo, Pangasinan.
He was arrested in his house in Barangay Galarin and police later took his photos and finger prints.
According to police Chief Inspector Joshua Maximo, Dayan did not resist arrest. He also said they are waiting for further instructions on when and where Dayan will be transferred.
Dayan said he is ready to face charges. He also entrusts his life to God.
"Tiwala ako sa PNP, kay (Director General) Bato at sa administration na wala talagang mangyayari," he said.
[I trust the PNP, (Director General) Ronald "Bato" Dela Rosa and the administration that nothing bad will happen to me.]
Dayan and De Lima were issued an arrest warrant by a regional trial court their alleged involvement in the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) illegal drug trade.
Presiding Judge Juanita Guerrero of Muntinlupa Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 204 issued the arrest warrant. --reports from Elaine Fulgencio, ABS-CBN News