Two Indian nationals who robbed a fellow Indian were arrested during a police operation on Tuesday, June 7.
Southern Police District (SPD) Director Brig. Gen. Jimili Macaraeg identified the suspects as Manpreet Singh, 22, alias Ricky; and Mandeep Singh, 33, alias Jimmy.
Macaraeg said the suspects were arrested at around 2:00 a.m. along Alliage Drive, SAVVY 25, Barangay Marcelo, Parañaque City.
The SPD director said the victim, identified as Sukchain Singh, 32, was robbed by the suspects of more than P20,000 on June 5.
Macaraeg said the victim reportedly resisted and was shot by one of the suspects, hitting him at the lower back of his body.
The victim told the police that after the incident, the suspects immediately fled on board a motorcycle going.
During a follow-up investigation by the Las Pinas police, the suspects were captured by CCTV along Guyabano Street and Marcos Alvarez Avenue boarded a taxi with plate number UWN786 upon reaching Las Pinas Medical Center.
Macaraeg said witnesses Antonio Amancio, 35, a security guard, and Rafael Dumeng Rivero, 54, a taxi driver, provided information that led to the arrest of the suspects.