HPG-9 seizes Montero with spurious papers PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 31 August 2014 14:34

Men of the Highway Patrol Group-9 seized last Monday at the Zamboanga City wharf a Mitsubishi Montero with spurious documents.

HPG-9 Motorvehicle Shipment Clearance Officer SPO1 Wilfredo P. Ator, in a  report to HPG-9 Chief Sr. Supt.  Severino B. Agustin, said while HPG-9 operatives were conducting  a routinary inspection at the Zamboanga City Wharf, they spotted the Montero which was ready  to be loaded to a commercial vessel bound for Lamitan City, Basilan.

The red Montero model 2012 bear Plate No. UFI 969, Chassis No. MMBGNKG40CF032602 and Engine No. 4D56CUDP3803.

When HPG operatives asked for the documents of the vehicle, the possessor identified A. D Masuhul  presented aphoto copy of the certificate of registration with number 151927296. with Z. B Abalos of National Capitol Region Second District Pasig City as the registered owner.

Verification made with the Land Transportation Office data base revealed that the issued certificate of registration with number 16285109 dose not match with the photo copy presented by the possessor. It also revealed that the vehicle is under mortgage with  UCPB.

Agustin directed Ator to  impound the motorvehicle and coordinate with Police Regional Office 9  Crime Laboratory Office  for the macro-etching examination for further investigation and proper disposition. — Allen Abastillas