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CIDG raids suspected gunrunner’s house in Bataan

HERMOSA, Bataan –– A 29-year-old man, who is the suspected ringleader of a gun-running syndicate in Central Luzon, had been arrested during a raid on Thursday along the Roman Highway in Barangay Mambog, a belated police report says.

A handgun, a hand grenade, a teargas canister, and a magazine for a 9-mm pistol were seized from the home of Elmer Napenas, said Police Major Christian Burgos, chief of the Police Criminal Investigation and Detection Group in Bataan.

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Police Captain Alvin Caballes led the raiding team, which was armed with a search warrant issued by Executive Judge Ma. Lourdes Ignacio of the Bataan Regional Trial Court Branch 5.

Napenas will be charged for illegal possession of firearms and explosives.

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