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PNP suspends permits to carry firearms in Metro Manila during Apec

By: - Reporter / @NCorralesINQ
/ 12:24 PM November 13, 2015
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The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Friday suspended permits to carry firearms in Metro Manila from November 16 to 20 due to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) Summit.

“All Permit[s] To Carry Firearms Outside of Residence (PTCFOR) are hereby temporarily suspended in Metro Manila from November 16 to 20, 2015,” a memorandum signed by PNP Chief Director General Ricardo Marquez said.

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The memorandum said only the PNP, the Armed Forces of the Philippines and other law enforcement agencies “performing official duties and in agency-prescribed uniforms” will be allowed to carry firearms.

More than a dozen world leaders are expected to arrive in Manila as the Philippines will host the 2015 Apec economic leaders’ summit. RAM

 

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