R. Papa is an LRT station located between 5th avenue and Abad Santos station.
This LRT station is named after Gen. Ricardo Papa Sr. General Ricardo Papa Sr. is the commanding general of the Philippine Army in 1963.
He is a soldier and the chief of the Manila police in the 1960’s, R. Papa became famous because of his skill in capturing fugitive criminals. These criminals include Leonardo Manecio, famously known as Nardong Putik, a gangster considered by many Cavite natives as hero.
Isang sundalo at hepe ng Manila police noong 1960’s, nakilala si R. Papa sa kanyang galing sa paghuli ng mga nagtatagong kriminal. Kabilang sa mga kriminal na ito si Leonardo Manecio na sumikat sa pangalang Nardong Putik, isang gangster na kinilalang bayani ng maraming Kabitenyo.