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Cops seize guns, explosives from senior citizen in Butuan City

By: - Reporter / @CMarquezINQ
/ 05:00 PM June 06, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – A senior citizen was arrested after police confiscated guns, ammunition, and explosives inside his home in Butuan City on Wednesday.

In a report from Police Regional Office-13 (PRO-13) on Thursday, Alejandro Madrid, 70, was arrested by members of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG)-Agusan del  Norte and Butuan City Police Station 3 in Barangay Lumbocan at 8 a.m.

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The operation stemmed from a search warrant issued by Hon. Lou Nueva, Acting Presiding Judge of the Regional Trial Court 10th Judicial Region, Branch 7, Bayugan City dated June 4, 2019.

Seized from Madrid were a caliber .357 magnum revolver, a hand grenade, nine rounds of caliber 5.56 ammunition, and 32 rounds of caliber .45 ammunition.

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The suspect and the confiscated pieces of evidence are now under the custody of CIDG 13. (Editor: Eden Estopace)

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