WHEN: January 29, 2022 at about 11:50 AM.

WHERE: Purok 7, Brgy. Limaha, Butuan City, Agusan Del Norte

WHO: Rescued Victims: three (3) minor victims and one (1) adult victim

Suspect : one (1) suspect at large

WHY: Violation of RA 9208 as amended by RA 10364 (Expanded Anti- Trafficking in Persons Act of 2012), RA 7610, RA 9775 (Anti-Child Pornography’s Act) in relation to RA 10175 (Anti-Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012)

HOW: Joint elements from WCPC-MFU led by PCOL CHRISTINE S TAN, Chief, WCPC-MFU together with ARP CLEMENTINO C RABOR, Task Force Head, RATTF 13 CARAGA; PMAJ JUNALYN B SUAN, Chief, RWCPD; PMAJ EUNICE G GONZAGA Chief WCPD, BCPO, TL under the supervision of PCOL EXCELSO L LAZAGA JR, City Director, BCPO; RACU 13 led by PCOL DYAN V AGUSTIN, Chief, RACU 13; CIU 13 led by PMAJ JULIUS ALAMANI, Chief, CIU 13; SWAT BCMFC led by PMAJ RODEL DORADO; STACOM BCPS 2 led by PMAJ JAYEWARD S DULARTE in coordination with RD, PRO 13, RIACAT13, RATTF13, DSWD13, CSWDO-Butuan City, with the active support of Philippine Children Ministry Network (PCMN), European Union (EU) and International Justice Mission (IJM), under the over all supervision of PBGEN ALESSANDRO C ABELLA, Chief, WCPC conducted an Entrapment, Rescue Operation and Implementation of Warrant to Search, Seize and Examine Computer Data (WSSECD) that resulted to the rescue of three (3) minor victims and one (1) adult victim.

Related pieces of evidence were also confiscated by RACU 13.

Victims were immediately turned-over to CSWDO-Butuam City for proper custody, assessment and evaluation.

As of this time, above-mentioned operatives is conducting hot pursuit operation and location of other victims.