Hontiveros to PNP on Quiboloy: He's armed and dangerous

Hontiveros asks PNP to get Quiboloy’s guns: He’s ‘armed and dangerous’

By: - Reporter / @MAgerINQ
/ 11:09 AM April 15, 2024

Apollo Quiboloy

Kingdom of Jesus Christ sect leader and alleged rapist Apollo Quiboloy (File photo)

MANILA,  Philippines—  Opposition Senator Risa Hontiveros on Monday urged the Philippine National Police (PNP) to revoke and cancel fugitive Apollo Quiboloy’s license to own and possess firearms.

In a statement, Hontiveros insisted that “Quiboloy is armed and dangerous.”


“Buhay na buhay ang mga armadong sundalo niya na handang magpakamatay para sa kanya. The PNP should confiscate these firearms at once,” she said.


(His armed soldiers are very much alive, ready to lay down their lives for him. The PNP should confiscate these firearms at once.)

Her office then shared to the media several screenshots of photos and videos of  Quiboloy’s alleged private army training with firearms that circulated online.

This situation comes, despite  PNP’s earlier statement that the embattled leader of the Kingdom of Jesus  Christ (KJC) may not be considered armed and dangerous yet since there were no indications that he has private armed groups.

While Quiboloy owns 19 firearms, PNP spokesperson Col. Jean Fajardo said the current cases lodged against the KJC leader had nothing to do with his ownership of firearms.

But Hontiveros said, “The PNP should do better.”

“Alam na ng lahat sa social media na may private army siya, pero bakit parang nagbubulag-bulagan pa sila? Pugante na si Quiboloy kaya huwag na dapat mag-alangan ang PNP na bawiin ang mga armas niya,” she added.


(Everyone on social media already knows he has a private army, so why does it seem like they’re turning a blind eye? Quiboloy is now a fugitive, so the PNP should not hesitate to reclaim his weapons.)

The senator also asked the police organization to exhaust all efforts to finally pin down Quiboloy, who is now facing two warrants of arrest from the courts.

The first warrant of arrest was issued by the Davao Regional Trial Court for violating  the Anti-Child Abuse law, specifically the provision on sexual abuse of minors and maltreatment while the second arrest order was issued by the Pasig City Regional Trial Court for qualified  human trafficking.

“I urge the new PNP chief, Police Gen Rommel Marbil, to step up,” Hontiveros went on.

“There could be a failure of intelligence if it takes this long to locate Quiboloy’s whereabouts. Dalawang warrants of arrest na ang na-issue pero di pa maaresto. Along with his private army, he is a threat to peace and order in the country,” she said.

(Two warrants of arrest have been issued yet there is still no arrest.)

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