5 nabbed for illegal distribution of campaign materials in Batangas
LIPA CITY – Police arrested five individuals for distributing campaign materials adjacent to a voting precinct in Barangay Anilao, Lipa City Monday morning.
Lt. Col. Ramon Balauag, Lipa City police chief, identified the arrested suspects as village councilor Julian Rodel, 58; Dolores Soriano, 45; Gregorio Caguitla, 41; Diane Dela Rosa, 23 and Marivic Contreras,33.
The suspects were arrested at around 7:30 a.m., for distributing campaign materials near the voting precinct.
Seized from them were campaign materials of a mayoralty candidate here, said Balauag.
The suspects will be charged with violation of Omnibus Election Code and Commission on Elections Resolution No. 10429.
(Editor: Gilbert S. Gaviola)
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