Election gun ban violator nabbed

BACOLOD City – Police arrested a man for violating the election gun ban in Barangay Salong, Kabankalan, Negros Occidental.

He was identified as Reynan Manlanat of Barangay Libertad, Escalante City, Negros Occidental, a police report showed.

Confiscated from Manlanat’s possession were an improvised shot gun, or sulpak, a colt pistol, a .45-caliber pistol, a magazine with seven live bullets, a fragmentation grenade, and a bolo with scabbard, the report added.

Officers of the 15 Infantry Battalion of Philippine Army caught Manlanat around 5 p.m. on Tuesday.

When frisked, the suspect yielded subversive documents.

Manlanat was detained in the Kabankalan City police station’s custodial facility, facing charges./PN


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