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Alleged gunrunning ring leader nabbed in Pasig City

/ 08:41 AM November 09, 2018

A suspected leader of a gunrunning syndicate was arrested by police on Thursday in Pasig City.

In a report on Friday, the Eastern Police District (EPD) identified the suspect as Paner Usodan, 53, who is believed to be the leader of the Usodan gunrunning syndicate.

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Usodan was nabbed by agents of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) and the EPD Intelligence Unit in a shop selling motorcycle accessories along the C-6 Road corner Eusebio Avenue in Barangay Pinagbuhatan, Pasig City, police said.

Recovered from Usodan were a .38 caliber revolver without  serial numbers, five live .38 caliber rounds and a black pouch.

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According to the EPD, Usodan’s group is involved in the sale of loose and unlicensed firearm in the cities of Taguig and Pasig.

Usodan is now detained at the EPD-CIDG as charges are being prepared against him.  /muf

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