2012, January 05
Pinili – At least two of the five suspects in the killing of Fr. Florante Rigonan were arrested on Thursday, January 5 while one voluntarily surrendered at about 6 pm on the same day. The Regional Trial Court Branch 18 in Batac City issued on Thursday the warrant of arrest for the killing of Rigonan on August
Siblings Roger and Lydia Macalma did not resist when members of the Philippine National Police served their warrant of arrest at their home in Barangay Balbuena, Pinili, Ilocos Norte. Another sibling of the Macalmas, Liwliwa, voluntarily surrendered later in the afternoon upon the encouragement of her family members.