Cops tag ‘Igorot Termites Gang’ in PS Bank branch robbery in Laguna

SAN PEDRO CITY, Laguna –Authorities tagged the notorious ‘Igorot Termites Gang’ as the group behind the robbery last Sunday of PS Bank branch located at Sunshine Building, Km. 31 National Highway Landayan Village here.

Supt. Harold Depositar, chief of police, reported that the identities of the suspects belonging to the group can be traced based on the footages of the Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) camera of the bank now under review.

Depositar said that the bank branch manager Carmina Camba had yet to report the amount of money looted by the suspects since since she discovered the incident Monday morning.

Investigation reports disclosed, the suspects entered the bank on Sunday (Aug. 21) evening passing through a drainage about 100 meters away and built a hole underneath using construction materials.

Found at the scene were seven empty bottles of mineral water, a super ‘kalan’ gas tank, a flashlight, two steel sand blade sensors, a blue canvass bag, pairs of gloves and other materials used by the suspects.

Police records showed the bank robberies in the provinces of Rizal and Laguna pointed to the group as the perpetrators and the target of their in depth investigation. Dick Garay/PNA/