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Guns, killings emerge in Luzon

TWO MEN take a moment to study barangay campaign posters set up in front of a retail store in Barangay Pinget, Baguio City. RICHARD BALONGLONG/INQUIRER NORTHERN LUZON

Police have been dealing with undocumented firearms, gun attacks and murder cases in Northern and Central Luzon provinces since the start of the barangay (village) election period and an election gun ban that took effect on September 28.

Posted: October 22nd, 2013 in Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

‘Jet Lee’ is 1st to fall in gun ban in Cebu

A VIDEOKE customer was arrested shortly after midnight yesterday, the first day in the implementation of the election gun ban.

Posted: September 29th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

9 nabbed for carrying firearms on last day of election gun ban

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INQUIRER file photo

They just can’t wait.

Posted: June 13th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Poll gun ban over

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PNP spokesman Chief Supt. Generoso Cerbo Jr. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

After keeping their guns indoors for the past five months, licensed gun owners may start bringing their firearms outside their residence starting on Thursday (June 13).

Posted: June 12th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Oslob, Alegria residents nabbed on arms charges

Arrests of several men for illegal firearms possession were reported in Oslob and Alegria towns in south Cebu as the campaign period closed over the weekend.

Posted: May 13th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Gun ban nets 9 Rizal jail personnel

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The Rizal provincial government has confirmed that the nine men who were arrested for violating the election gun ban in Antipolo City on Sunday night were provincial jail personnel although it has not offered an explanation for why they were carrying firearms and chairs bearing the name of Rizal Gov. Casimiro Ynares III inside a government vehicle.

Posted: May 8th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Cop nabbed for violating gun ban

An intelligence officer of the Boljoon Police Station was arrested last Sunday in Argao town southern Cebu for allegedly violating the election gun ban.

Posted: April 2nd, 2013 in CDN - Metro,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Boy, mom wounded

Shooting incidents continue despite the election gun ban

Posted: March 19th, 2013 in CDN - Metro,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

QC official wants all village chiefs in his city to be exempted from gun ban

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AFP FILE PHOTO

A Quezon City councilor sought the exemption of all barangay (village) chairmen in the city from the gun ban imposed by the Commission on Elections (Comelec), claiming that the village chiefs should be considered law enforcers exposed to dangerous criminals.

Posted: January 28th, 2013 in Latest News Stories | Read More »

Gun ban measures fail to prevent murder of trader in San Juan

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FILE PHOTO

In yet another defiance of the gun ban, unidentified hit men shot dead a Chinese-Filipino businessman in plain daylight on Monday in San Juan City, bolstering claims that the ban may not be enough to prevent election-related violence in the country.

Posted: January 28th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

‘1 dead, 16 firearms confiscated since start of election gun ban’—PNP

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Generoso Cerbo Jr

One person has been killed since the election gun ban started this year while at least 16 total firearms have been confiscated across the country, a police spokesman said Tuesday.

Posted: January 15th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

800 ‘hot’ towns on Comelec watch list

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Police on Friday said they were closely watching more than 800 towns identified as “election watch-list areas” in 80 provinces as the Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Friday set about erecting the system of security checkpoints across the country for the entire five-month election period.

Posted: January 12th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Comelec blinks, says Aquino exempted from gun ban

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President Benigno Aquino III  AP FILE PHOTO

The Commission on Elections is now singing a different tune on the issue of exempting President Aquino from the election gun ban.

Posted: January 12th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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