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Former party-list coordinator in Sorsogon nabbed for illegal firearms

A former coordinator of a party-list was arrested for possession of illegal firearms in a search operation on Monday morning in Sorsogon province.

LEGAZPI CITY — A former coordinator of a party-list was arrested for possession of illegal firearms in a search operation on Monday morning in Sorsogon province.

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Police Major Maria Luisa Calubaquib, Bicol police spokesperson, said the police served a search warrant against Revor Jesoro, former provincial coordinator of Magsasaka Party-list, at his residence in Barangay Salog in Sorsogon City at around 7 a.m.

Confiscated during the operation were a hand grenade and three caliber. 45 pistols with several live bullets.

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Judge Refober Gerona of the Regional Trial Court Branch 53 in Sorsogon City issued the warrant against Jesoro for violation of the Republic Act 10591 or the Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Regulation Act.

No drugs, however, were found in his home.

Meanwhile, Magsasaka Rep. Argel Cabatbat said in a statement following Jesoro’s arrest that the suspect resigned from his position last May 21 “because of certain differences in views and in the execution of certain programs in Sorsogon.”

The statement added that Magsasaka (Magkakasama Sa Sakahan, Kaunlaran) party-list “denounces all forms of violence and is committed to pushing reforms in government through peaceful and legal means.”

JPV

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