Friday morning, the main suspect in the road rage killing of cyclist Mark Vincent Geralde, was arrested in Masbate.
CCTV footage earlier showed the driver of a Hyundai Eon shooting Geralde several times after a fistfight on P. Casal Street last Monday. Police later identified the shooter as Tanto.
According to Armed Forces spokesman Brig. Gen. Restituto Padilla, Tanto was arrested by combined elements of the Army's Intelligence and Security Group, 9th Infantry Division and local police at 11:50 AM. in in Barangay Poblacion, Milagros, Masbate. "Mapayapa naman siyang naaresto," he told reporters.
The Philippine Army had earlier said it will do its share in locating Tanto, who is assigned with the 1301st Community Defense Center, National Capital Regional Community Defense Group of the Army Reserve Command based in Caloocan City.
Tanto, 39, was positively identified by witnesses through the pictures on his social media account. The Hyundai Eon seen on the CCTV footage of the incident was traced to him through its conduction sticker.
Reports said Tanto will be turned over to the Manila Police District.
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