Gunmen disarm 4 cops PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 14 April 2016 11:10

Four policemen were disarmed by 15 armed men in Barangay Gubat, Roxas, Zamboanga del Norte last Tuesday morning.

A police report disclosed that SPO4 Joel Estrella Diamante, PO3 Roland Gantalan Dadan, PO3 Jose Florente Laput and PO1 Tristan Lagutan Adaza were conducting  mobile patrol around 9 a.m. when gunmen blocked their way and disarmed them.

Police said the gunmen fled with four M16 rifles, two .45 caliber pistols, two 9 mm pistols and three radio transceivers.

The suspects fled towards Barangay Lipakan in the same municipality bringing the guns.

The four policemen reported the incident to the police station for record.

Policemen conducted hot pursuit operation but the suspects were no longer in the area.

Police suspected the perpetrators were lawless men operating in Roxas. —Dan Toribio