POLICE arrested a man who burned his sister’s house in Linamon, Lanao del Norte early morning yesterday, a Police Regional Office 10 report said.
The suspect identified as Ariel Sapong,38, surrendered to the Linamon Municipal Police Station accompanied by a local councilor, said the PRO10 headed by Brigadier General Rolando B. Anduyan.
An investigation sho-wed that the suspect set his sister Charity’s house in Purok 2, Barangay Mago-ong on fire at 7:45 a.m. yesterday.
Nobody was inside the house when it caught fire. Local firemen rushed to the site to help put out the fire which was officially declared out 30 minutes later.
Damage to property was placed at P100,000. Arson charges will be filed against the suspect, the local police said.