Barangay treasurer arrested for not remitting funds

March 26, 2020

ILOCOS Sur -- A 34 year old Bgy. treasurer was arrested for not remitting bgy. funds at Zone 5, Bantay, in this province.

Police identified the bgy. treasurer as Stefanie Bilgera  single, and resident of said place.

Report said on Wednesday night, Bgy. Kagawad Medardo Pardo and other Bgy. officials went to the house of the suspect to ask for their funds amounting to P206,000 which the suspect encashed at the Land Bank of the Phil (LBP) Tuesday morning.

The suspect failed to present any and claimed that she lost the amount in Vigan City.

At that juncture, Bgy. officials reported the matter to Bantay Police Station and sought police assistance. They want to the station.

At the stations they asked again the suspect to bring out the money but the latter failed. The suspect was arrested.