Jolo Revilla gov’t-owned gun turned over to police
MANILA, Philippines–The gun Cavite Vice Governor Jolo Revilla was reportedly cleaning when he “accidentally” shot himself has been turned over to the Muntinlupa Police as part of the continuing investigation on the incident that almost killed the son of detained Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr.
The family’s spokesperson Lawyer Raymond Fortun said that the .40 Glock pistol was given to Senior Superintendent Allan Nobleza, officer in charge of the Muntinlupa Police around 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday.
The handgun has a serial number of AABS154 and is registered under the provincial government of Cavite at the Firearms and Explosives Office with an expiration date of March 31, 2015.
A day after Revilla sustained a gunshot wound in his Alabang, Muntinlupa City home, the National Capital Region Police Office formed a composite team to look into the incident.
Initial reports said Revilla on Saturday attempted to commit suicide, but this was quickly denied by Fortun, saying the shooting was accidental.
As of posting, Nobleza and Fortun are still meeting at the Asian Hospital and Medical Center where the younger Revilla is confined.