Sidewalk vendor arrested for selling gun replicas in Mandaluyong

The replica firearms confiscated by the Eastern Police District from sidewalk vendor Rashid Hushop Jr. on Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017. (Contributed photo)

Police arrested a vendor on Sunday, New Year’s Eve, for selling replicas of firearms on a sidewalk in Mandaluyong City.

Rashid Hushop Jr., 37,was arrested at 6:30 p.m. by the Eastern Police District (EPD) Mobile Force for peddling 93 pieces of assorted firearm replicas in Barangay Plainview, according to a police spot report.

In a related development, a day before, the Mandaluyong City government issued City Ordinance No. 673, series 2017, imposing a total ban of firecrackers and pyrotechnic devices in the city. /atm

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