Leyte Police Provincial Office - A well-planned operation of the police team from Leyte Police Provincial Headquarters and personnel of Dulag and Lapaz Municipal Police Stations resulted in the capture of 41-year-old Diovito M. Claresia at J. De Paz Street, District 4, Lapaz, Leyte on July 7, 2014 at 5:15 p.m.
Claresia had been hiding since 2002 due to the charge of raping a minor who is allegedly mentally defective. He reportedly went back to his place of residence at San Miguel, Dulag, Leyte in 2011 and continued living there until he was arrested the other day in Lapaz, Leyte.
Said accused is single and he worked as a construction worker. His Warrant of Arrest was issued by Judge Leonilo B. Apita of Branch 17, RTC, Tacloban City. He is now temporarily placed under the custody of Dulag PS while waiting for the Commitment Order for his transfer to the proper jail.