Alleged drug lord and fugitive Rolan “Kerwin” Espinosa has been arrested by authorities in Abu Dhabi, UAE, according to Philippine National Police Dir. Gen. Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa on Monday.
“With the help of Abu Dhabi police, just this morning 2 a.m. our team arrested Kerwin Espinosa,” Dela Rosa told reporters in Camp Crame.
He said the arrest of Espinosa was also done through the coordination of the Interpol and the information from OFWs.
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Kerwin, the son of Albuera, Leyte Mayor Rolando Espinosa who was recently arrested by police over alleged drug trade and gun smuggling, reportedly left the country for Malaysia last August.
Dela Rosa added that they are processing the papers for Kerwin’s extradition, CNN Philippines reported.