Three of the suspects were detained at the Dumalinao MPS following the manhunt operation held at the Lobregat National High School, Tickwas, Dumalinao, Zamboanga del Sur. Presiding Judge Benjamin Lanzaderas of 9th Judicial Regional Trial Court issued the unbailable warrant of arrest for a rape case.
The suspects were identified as Jubert Villarta, 21, a Grade 12 student and a resident of Purok Maisan, Sebucao town, Dumalinao Zamboanga del Sur, Jesreel Lazaderas, 18, Grade 12, resident of Purok Upo, Sebucao Dumalinao , Albert Morales Jr., 19, a Grade 12 and a resident of Brgy. Sumadat, Dumalinao, Zamboanga del Sur.
Meanwhile, Ralph Lauren Ligan, a 20-year-old student, also a Grade 12 student from Purok Camote, Sebucao, Dumaliano ZDS, voluntarily surrendered who also has a rape case associated with the arrested suspects during the manhunt operation