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Gun ban violator nabbed in Nueva Ecija

By: - Correspondent / @AMGalangINQ
/ 02:15 PM January 14, 2022

Nueva Ecija cemeteries, columbaries closed during 'Undas'PANTABANGAN, Nueva Ecija––Police arrested Thursday a 57-year-old laborer, who yielded an unlicensed pistol, at a checkpoint in Barangay Poblacion East in this town.

Investigators said Percival Miranda of the said barangay was the first gun ban violator arrested in Nueva Ecija amid the election period.

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Miranda was flagged down around 7:45 p.m. at a checkpoint attended to by a combined force of Nueva Ecija police’s 2nd provincial mobile field company and the municipal police office.

When accosted, authorities found a .45-caliber pistol from Miranda, police said.

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The suspect failed to present a certificate of authority to carry a firearm.

Criminal complaints of violation of the Comelec gun ban and Comprehensive Law on Firearms and Ammunition Regulation Act were filed against Miranda. INQ

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