Barangay Captain Arrested for Illegal Possession of Firearm, Ammo

DINGRAS, Ilocos Norte (Oct. 26) – In a joint operation conducted by Dingras policemen and SWAT team from the PNP provincial office, a barangay captain of this town was arrested as he yielded an allegedly unlicensed firearm and ammunition, report said.

The lawmen, armed with search warrant issued by the court, searched the suspect’s house in Brgy. Suyo here.

Police said they seized from him a cal .45 pistol and two magazines.

The suspect, has been charged with illegal possession of firearms and ammunition. He immediately posted P80,000 bail for his temporary liberty.