Minor, gold panner nabbed for illegal guns in Masbate | Inquirer News

Minor, gold panner nabbed for illegal guns in Masbate

LEGAZPI CITY –– A minor and a 33-year-old man were arrested in Masbate province on Wednesday for illegal possession of firearms, police said Thursday.

A report of the Masbate provincial police said that while the Barangay Unified Force of Ibingay, Masbate City was conducting a patrol operation at 10:15 p.m., they rescued a 16-year-old boy from Barangay Bagumbayan.

The Grade 11 student was turned over to the City Social Welfare and Development Office after he was found in possession of a loaded caliber .38 gun.


In Aroroy town, Hicel Ramones, 33, a gold panner of Barangay Tinapian, armed with an unlicensed gun, was arrested after causing an alarm and coercion in Barangay Ambolong around 3 a.m.


Initial investigation disclosed that the suspect fired his firearm upon siblings Raffy and Rommel Oliva.

Victims were not injured, a report said.

Recovered were a caliber-.45 pistol loaded with seven bullets and a fired cartridge.

Edited by Lzb
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