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Barangay chief nabbed for illegal guns in Pangasinan

By: - Correspondent / @yzsoteloINQ
/ 10:19 PM April 26, 2017
Binalonan, Pangasinan (Wikipedia maps)

Binalonan, Pangasinan (Wikipedia maps)

DAGUPAN CITY — A barangay (village) official at Binalonan town in Pangasinan province was arrested for possessing unlicensed weapons during a 6 a.m. police raid at his home on Wednesday (April 26).

The house of Santiago barangay chairman Manuel Pineda contained a homemade shotgun, a homemade handgun, a .45 Colt revolver, as well as magazines and ammunition, for which Puneda would face illegal gun possession charges.

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The raid was conducted on the strength of a search warrant issued by Executive Judge Ellen Aguilar of the Regional Trial Court Branch 70 in Burgos town.  SFM

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