Police seize 2 pistols from 2 men aboard SUV PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 25 August 2013 14:49

Policemen manning a checkpoint in Baliwasan confiscated two questionable pistols aboard an Isuzu Montero at dawn yesterday.

Policemen stopped the said luxury vehicle for inspection and discovered a Prietro Berette Gardonde VT 9mm pistol with 10 rounds of ammunition and a Stoeger 9mm pistol loaded with 25 rounds.

The vehicle was driven by Aljimar Usman, 30. With him was Libboh Kipli, 31. Both are fromSinunuc.

During an investigation, police found out that the seized gunsbelong to two policemen.

Police said the Stoeger 9mm pistol is issued to PO2 Javier Jalad Haiber who is assigned in Siasi, Sulu, while the Beretta is still a subject of verification as to whom it was issued.

Usman and Kipli were temporarily detained at the central police station while the confiscated firearms were kept by investigators.

Police were still working on the case. — Dan Toribio Jr.