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Drunken Quezon City cop behind bars for wielding illegal firearm

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A policeman has been placed behind bars after he reportedly brandished his firearm while he was drunk in his area of assignment in Quezon City.

Police Officer 1 Emerio Bilan, 39, was subjected Wednesday to inquest proceedings on charges of alarm and scandal and illegal possession of firearms for his unprofessional behavior on Tuesday night.

Case investigator PO2 Dennis Llapitan said the police officer who is assigned at Barangay (village) Bagumbayan was arrested based on a complaint filed by barangay chairman Elmer Maturan.

Maturan said that at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, a drunken Bilan decided to lie down in front of a sari-sari (retail) store on San Pablo Street.

As he did so, he started brandishing his personal firearm to the alarm of residents and other people attending a wake nearby.

According to Llapitan, Bilan does not have a permit for his gun, a .45-cal. pistol. He was also off duty at the time of the incident.

Carlos Buado, a barangay public safety officer who witnessed the policeman’s behavior, reported it to the barangay chair who, in turn, immediately called up the Eastwood police station to have Bilan arrested.

Maturan claimed this was the third complaint involving Bilan in his barangay. The first was for physical injuries while the second was from a man who claimed Bilan had been courting his wife and sending her lewd text messages.


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Tags: alarm and scandal , Emerio Bilan , Illegal possession of firearms , inquest , Philippines - Metro , Police , Quezon City


  • http://profile.yahoo.com/NLO2AAP3EKVA2H3FI2AM2KTGAA Jay

    Mayroon na palang complain dito pero tuloy pa din ang pagkapulis nito.Ano bang regulations mayroon ang PNP tungkol sa ganito..

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/55XNXOYBNF6BG3EWOM5V4YMWXM Pedro

    NAKU, ISA  NA  NAMANG  PULIS  NA  NAGSASABOY  NG PUTIK  SA  UNIPORME  NYA !  PATAY  KANG  BATA  KA  KAY  GEN. ESPINA !! LAGOT KA  NA !!

  • kalikasanipagtanggol

    Ano pa ang hinihintay ni Gen. Espina itapon na yan sa kulungan!

  • Garo Ungaro

    PO1 appears to be had no idea…who he is when drunk…not a good example whether on duty or off duty…thats the danger when u believe the badge, guns and a person of authority…can get what he wants…not a good start for being a policeman…better fire him before he will cause future  problem with the police force…he don’t belong and not fit to be a policeman with his attitude…

  • Magsasaka

    PNP=pulpol na pulpol



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