‘Kagawad’ nabbed for discharging firearm


ILOILO City – For alleged indiscriminate discharge of a firearm, a village councilman (barangay kagawad) was arrested in Barotac Nuevo, Iloilo.

The 47-year-old Roderick Domile of Barangay Lanas, Barotac Nuevo faces charges for violation of the Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Regulation Act.

Domile was detained at the municipal police station, a police report showed.

He was accused of firing his gun during the annual fiesta of Barangay Talisay, Barotac Nuevo on Saturday.

Police Officer 3 Roderick Caligdong caught him discharging a .38 revolver three times at 11:30 p.m., the police report stated.

Caligdong seized the revolver and recovered three empty shells.

Domile failed to show a firearm license and a permit to carry firearms outside of residence, police said./PN


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