CAMP VICENTE LIM, LAGUNA: An ex-convict and alleged member of a notorious gun-for-hire group was arrested following a raid by Criminal and Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) operatives at his house in Barangay Inayapan in Sta. Maria town here on Sunday. Regional CIDG4A chief, Senior Supt. Joel Pernito, identified the suspect as Steve Requitud, who was served a search warrant for violation of RA 10591 or the Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Law. Confiscated from Requitud were M14, M16, AK47 and cal. 22 rifles, and cal. 45, cal. 40 and cal .357 pistols, and several magazines and ammunitions of different caliber. Police said Requitud was detained at the Manila City Jail from 1994 to 2012 for murder and a member of the Moncada Group, a gun-for-hire group operating in Sta. Maria town and nearby areas in Laguna province.
ROSELLE AQUINO and ANTHONY VARGAS