2 village execs nabbed for possession of firearms, ammunition — CIDG | Inquirer News

2 village execs nabbed for possession of firearms, ammunition — CIDG

09:24 PM May 09, 2019

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MANILA, Philippines — Two incumbent barangay chairpersons were arrested for violating the Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Regulation Law, the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) said Thursday.

The barangay chairpersons were identified as Mario Tubajara of Barangay Mamanga Gamay in Plaridel, Misamis Occidental and Edgar Agdoc of Barangay Tagpupuran in Lingig, Surigao del Sur.

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CIDG said Tubajara, 51, was arrested in an operation headed by CIDG-Misamis Occidental based on a search warrant issued by Honorary Nora B. Montejo, Presiding Judge, RTC Branch 14, 10th Judicial Region, Oroquieta City, Misamis Occidental.

Seized from the scene include the following:

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One unit caliber .45 pistol (COLT) M1911A1 U. S Army with serial number 1287033 (United States Property)
One unit caliber .9mm pistol without Serial Number;
One unit Cal. 38 revolver (Snub Nose) Smith and Wesson
One barrel for cal. 45 pistol;
One piece rifle grenade;
One piece hand grenade
One piece magazine for caliber .9mm pistol;
Three pieces magazine for caliber .45 pistol;
One plastic ammo box color blue;
One magazine for carbine rifle;
One piece plastic magazine clip;
Three pieces leather magazine pouch;
One piece plastic gun case;
Two pieces jacket camouflage;
Two pieces Inside Holster color black and brown;
One belt bag with holster;
One piece shoulder holster;
One piece black sling bag;
Three pieces magazine base pod;
Three pieces nylon magazine pouch;
One piece empty plastic ammo box color black;
25 pieces live ammo for caliber .45 pistol;
One live ammo for caliber .40 pistol;
One empty shell for caliber .45 pistol;
One piece cleaning rod;
Three pieces live ammo of undetermined caliber pistol;
Three pieces live ammo for caliber .38 revolver;
One piece recoil spring guide for caliber .45 pistol:
84 pieces live ammos for caliber .9mm;
Eight pieces live ammos for M-16; and
One piece rubber pistol grip

Meanwhile, Acdog was arrested in Barangay Tagpupuran in Lingig, Surigao del Sur.

Several firearms and ammunition were also recovered from the barangay chairman.

One unit Colt AR-15 rifle with serial number 265729;
One unit KG9 automatic pistol with serial number 1556708
One unit Taurus caliber .40 pistol with serial number SBR44769
Two pieces magazine for caliber .40 pistol
One piece magazine for KG9
One piece magazine for AR-15 rifle
41 rounds live ammo for caliber .40 pistol
17 rounds live ammo for .9mm pistol
20 rounds live ammo for caliber .45 pistol
Two units airsoft rifle (defective)
One piece black slingbag

CIDG said the arrests were made following the instructions of CIDG director Police Major General Amador Corpus to conduct police operations to prevent election-related violence due to loose firearms and private armed groups (PAGs).

Both chairpersons will face charges for violation of RA 10591 or the Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Regulation Law. /ee

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