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Engineer nabbed for possession of ammunition at MRT-3 station

By: - Reporter / @CMarquezINQ
/ 09:20 AM January 17, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — An engineer was arrested for possession of various ammunition at the Taft Avenue station of Metro Rail Transit-3 (MRT-3) on Thursday night, police said Friday.

Photo courtesy of Pasay City police

Police Captain Frederick Ferrer identified the suspect as Xavier Sumaya, 26. Police said Sumaya is an electronics engineer.

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Sumaya walked through the entrance of the train station when a security guard inspected his bag and discovered different kinds of ammunition at around 8:20 p.m.

Seized were ammunition for an M203,  .45 caliber pistol, M16 rifle, and three other firearms.

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Sumaya was brought to the Pasay City police headquarters for further investigation and filing of appropriate charges.

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