For tracking the identity of the attacker who precipitated almost 40 deaths on the Resorts World Manila in Pasay City, the Metro Manila police obtained kudos from at least the previous head of the Philippine National Police.

Sen. Panfilo Lacson mentioned the discovering by the National Capital Region Police Office ought to put to relaxation speculations that the incident was a terror assault.

“Congratulations to the NCRPO, PNP for tracking the identity of the Resorts World gunman. We can now dismiss it as a terroristic attack,” Lacson mentioned in his tweet Sunday (

Earlier, NCRPO chief Director Oscar Albayalde held a information convention to announce the identity of the lone gunman of the tragic incident on the Resorts World Manila.

He mentioned their investigation confirmed the gunman was Jessie Carlos, 42, a former worker of the Department of Finance.

Carlos was discharged for misdeclaration/non-disclosure of his Statement of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth.

Albayalde mentioned their investigation confirmed the perpetrator was “heavily indebted” as a result of being hooked in on line casino playing.