Niño Barzaga Ruelo Arrested After Criticizing Yorme Isko Moreno on social media such as Facebook and Twitter. He was being captured in an operation conducted by the Manila Police District (MPD) in Baguio City, Benguet.
Based on the report of the MPD-Special Mayor’s Reaction Team (SMaRT) led by P/Lt.Col. Rosalino Ibay Jr., they were carrying the warrant of arrest issued by Hon. Trese D. Wenceslo, Presiding Judge, RTC Branch 28, Cabanatuan when they arrested the suspect Niño Barzaga, 43, young man, vlogger, of No.33 Hamada Road, Brgy. Lourdes Ext., Baguio City.
Arrested by Virtue of Warrant of Arrest for the crime of three (3) counts Libel in relation to R.A. 10175 with Criminal Case No. 28198-AF, 28199-AF and 28200-AF issued by Hon. TRESE D. WENCESLAO, Presiding Judge, RTC Branch 28, Cabanatuan City dated August 6, 2018.
SMaRT immediately conducted an operation led by Lt. Col. Ibay and P/Maj. Edward Samonte cooperated with MPD-DID, DSOU, and Baguio Police Station-3, where one of the policemen pretended and called the suspect and said that he had won a box of rice.
As a result, the suspect was delighted and immediately met with the caller and he was shocked that their are police operatives who arrested him.
The suspect is currently in the custody of SMaRT where he can post his bail of P10,000 per Libel case he faces.