Man arrested for violating gun ban Print
Wednesday, 18 April 2018 13:38

Police arrested a 30-year-old man who was caught brandishing his firearm in Barigon Tugbungan yesterday,  in violation of the Comelec gun ban.

Police identified the suspect as Jovy Alberto y Atilano, married of Purok 6, Tugbungan.

Policemen confiscated live ammunition and a spent shell of a 9mm pistol from the suspect.

Investigation showed that Alberto was reported in the act of harassing residents in Barigon by brandishing his 9mm pistol.

Concerned residents reported the incident to the Community Police Action Center in Tugbungan, prompting authorities to take action.

Alberto tried to escape but was held by men led by PO2 Khadaffy Idjirani.

During a body search, Idjirani recovered the ammunition and the spent shell  but the gun was not found.

The suspect was taken to the Tetuan Police Station for further investigation. – Dan Toribio