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‘Stuntman’ arrested for illegal possession of firearms

/ 09:59 AM May 28, 2019
‘Stuntman’ arrested for illegal possession of firearms

Police watch over Ryan Cabañas (center)  who reportedly yielded firearms and ammunition in Cainta, Rizal, on Monday, May 27, 2019. PHOTO by CATHRINE GONZALES / INQUIRER.net

MANILA, Philippines — Police arrested a man in Cainta, Rizal, for alleged illegal possession of firearms and ammunition, authorities said Tuesday.

Members of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group – Detective and Special Operations Unit (CIDG-DSOU) arrested Ryan Cabañas, 38, at about 9:35 a.m. on Monday after serving a search warrant at his house in Pag-ibig Homes Subdivision.

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Police said the suspect claimed being a movie stuntman.

The CIDG said they seized from Cabañas a pistol and two sniper rifles, 234 bullets of various caliber, and a bullet-proof vest with an NBI marking.

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The CIDG said the guns were unlicensed.

In a press briefing at the CIDG office, DSOU chief Lt. Col. Domingo Soriano said the suspect was also wanted for syndicated illegal recruitment based on a warrant of arrest issued by the Makati City Regional Trial Court Branch 146.

A case for violation of the Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Regulation Law is being readied against Cabañas. (Editor: Cenon B. Bibe Jr.)

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