Gun violators breach 700 mark – PNP


THE Philippine National Police (PNP) on Monday said that number of persons arrested for violation of the election gun ban rose to 752. PNP spokesman, Chief Supt. Wilben Mayor said of those arrested 716 were civilian with 11 security guards, 11 were government or elected officials, six were policemen, five other law enforcement agencies and two government militiamen. A total of 595 firearms were seized, with 4,609 deadly weapons, 21 firearms replicas, 213 bladed weapons, 25 grenades, seven other types of explosives and 4,631 rounds of ammunitions for different caliber firearms.


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