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2 cops, 8 civilians arrested for carrying guns in Cagayan town

By: - Correspondent / @melvingasconINQ
/ 05:06 PM May 08, 2016

TUGUEGARAO CITY—Police on Sunday arrested 10 men, including two police officers, after they were caught carrying guns in Gattaran town.

Policemen chased a Toyota Innova SUV and a Hyundai Grace van after their passengers were implicated in the strafing of a house in Barangay Naddungan in Gattaran at 9:30 p.m. on Saturday.

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Cornered, the SUV’s passengers, PO3 Desmond Garcia and Mark Andam Domingo, surrendered. They were carrying an M16 Armalite rifle and a .45 caliber pistol.

The passengers of the van, however, refused to leave their vehicles.

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But PO3 Ferdinand Betriolo, Roberto Bendicio, Joie Materum, Ray Galinato, Romualdo Cabaniza, Lope Marcos, Elmer Eugenio, and Reny Borquillo surrendered to the police at about 9 a.m. on Sunday.

The van yielded two M16 rifles and six pistols. JE/rga

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