An elderly man gifted w/ grenade surrenders it

LAOAG CITY, July 1, 2020–A senior citizen voluntarily surrendered a grenade to the police authorities here to avoid breaking the law.

P/Lt. Wyrlo Gatoc, chief of the CIDG-Ilocos Norte, said the 70 years old alleged that his grandson, a former military soldier, gifted him with the grenade for his souvenir.

Knowing that it was illegal and dangerous of keeping the explosive inside the house, the elderly decided to turn over the grenade to the CIDG office. (tri-media report)