Erring gun owners and holders of unlicensed firearms, beware. The Philippine National Police (PNP) signed on Monday, the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of a new measure, which imposes stiffer penalties for illegal possession of firearms. PNP Director General Alan Purisima approved the IRR of Republic Act 10591, or the Comprehensive Law on Firearms and [...]
By Jerome Aning
Following a chase and a firefight, authorities arrested two armed men who robbed a trading company near the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) complex in Parañaque City on Friday afternoon.
By Kristine Felisse Mangunay
His modus operandi was simple: Approach minors at random and promise to pay them around P50 each for selling his “merchandise”—illegal drugs.
Police and Army forces arrested Monday afternoon a Maguindanao mayoral aspirant and campaigner of the United Nationalist Alliance in last May’s national and local elections for possession of assorted high powered firearms, police said.
By Chito O. Aragon
HIGH-POWERED firearms were seized from the house of a man whom police tried to arrest for allegedly shooting another man in barangay Tejero, Cebu City yesterday morning. Harold Dequitos, 24, eluded arrest through the secret door at the back of his house, said Chief Insp. Wildemar Tiu, chief of Waterfront Police Station. Operatives of the [...]
By Tetch Torres-Tupas
The Department of Justice (DoJ) has approved the filing of illegal possession of firearms and ammunition against a businessman.
By Carla P. Gomez
The Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) has filed charges against Pulupandan Mayor Magdaleno Peña and four others for illegal possession of firearms, ammunition and explosives, and for harboring a criminal.
At least 22 people were arrested in the last two days for illegal possession of firearms and explosives and vote-buying in Cebu.
By Chito Aragon
The son of Talisay City Mayor Socrates Fernandez has been declared public enemy No. 1 after he escaped from the city police detention cell on Wednesday, three days after he was arrested for illegal possession of explosives and firearms.
By Nathaniel R. Melican
The Northern Police District (NPD) has made over a hundred arrests and confiscated around 130 firearms, explosives and other weapons since Jan. 13, the start of the five-month election gun ban.
By Marrah Erika Lesaba
Police arrested a barangay (village) councilor for carrying illegal drugs and an unlicensed firearm Wednesday morning in his house in Bauan, Batangas.
By JB R. Deveza
Four Chinese nationals have been arrested by police after they fired two unlicensed firearms during a shooting competition in a firing range beside the regional police office here.
By Marlon Ramos
The drug-crazed man who killed eight people and wounded 12 others in a shooting spree in Kawit, Cavite, last Friday owned two powerful assault rifles and a handgun, an official of the Philippine National Police (PNP) said on Sunday.