2 arrested for illegal quarrying PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 05 February 2015 13:51

Two persons were arrested after they were caught engaging in illegal quarrying along the riverbank of Sinunuc last Monday afternoon.

Rolando Tais y Daes, 35, and Nadzner Olhas y Manalo, 18, both of Sununuc, were arrested by men of the Sinunuc police station under Sr. Insp. Hingming Ladjaali.

Ladjaali said the two were caught in flagrante delicto violating Ordinance No. 2002-094 as amended by Ordinance No. 2012-162 which prescribes rules and mechanism for the issuance of permits for the extraction of sand and gravel and similar resources within the territorial jurisdiction of Zamboanga City and providing the imposition of certain rates and fees and penalty for violation thereof.

Police recovered from the duo  a shovel and eight sacks of sand and gravel.

Tais and Olhas as well as the seized items were brought to the Sinunuc Police Station for further investigation. — Dan Toribio