2 men nabbed for selling stolen car parts
More News from Julie M. Aurelio
MANILA—An elderly man and his son were arrested for selling allegedly stolen car accessories worth P55,000 in a buy-bust operation early this week in Quezon City.
Elias Teologo, 59, and his son, Mark, 33, of Batulao Street in Barangay (village) Tatalon were collared by policemen who pretended to be interested in buying side mirrors and hub caps.
The Teologos were arrested at the corner of Banawe and Tatalon Streets around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.
The suspects underwent inquest proceedings for violation of the Anti Fencing Law presided over by assistant city prosecutor Don Ace Mariano Alagar, who recommended the filing of court cases against the two.
La Loma police station commander Superintendent Osmundo de Guzman said the policemen recovered several piles of used car side mirrors and hub caps, all believed to be stolen, worth P55,000 from the suspects.
De Guzman said the Teologos were also selling second-hand car parts without the proper certifications, which was also in violation of the Anti Fencing Law.
Quezon City Police District director Senior Supt. Richard Albano urged car owners not to patronize stolen second-hand parts, which sell for substantially less brand new parts.
Get Inquirer updates while on the go, add us on these apps:
Disclaimer: The comments uploaded on this site do not necessarily represent or reflect the views of management and owner of INQUIRER.net. We reserve the right to exclude comments that we deem to be inconsistent with our editorial standards.
To subscribe to the Philippine Daily Inquirer newspaper in the Philippines, call +63 2 896-6000 for Metro Manila and Metro Cebu or email your subscription request here.
Factual errors? Contact the Philippine Daily Inquirer's day desk. Believe this article violates journalistic ethics? Contact the Inquirer's Reader's Advocate. Or write The Readers' Advocate:
c/o Philippine Daily Inquirer Chino Roces Avenue corner Yague and Mascardo Streets, Makati City,Metro Manila, Philippines Or fax nos. +63 2 8974793 to 94