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Man nabbed for violating election gun ban

/ 04:39 PM May 08, 2018

DIMASALANG, Masbate — A motorist was arrested in a checkpoint Tuesday morning for violating the Omnibus Election Code provision banning  civilians from using and carrying firearms during the election period for barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections.

Senior Inspector Collin Ramas, chief of San Pascual police, said the suspect Herbert Batalla was arrested at a police checkpoint at Sitio (sub-village) Calumpang in Barangay (village) Bolod around 9:30 a.m.

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Confiscated from him was a caliber .45 pistol and six live bullets. SUZENE CAJEGAS    /lb

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