Masbate poll bet nabbed for illegal possession of firearms
DIMASALANG, Masbate — A candidate for barangay chairman in Balud town was arrested on Sunday for illegal possession of firearms, police said.
Armed with a search warrant, the Balud police and the Regional Special Operations Task Group swooped down on the house of Francisco Rojo, 45, in Barangay Tonga around 6:10 a.m.
Found in Rojo’s possession was one steel magazine loaded with one live ammunition.
Rojo is now in the custody of the Balud police. /ee
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