Driver collared for vote buying in Taguig
Authorities on Monday arrested a man suspected of buying votes in Barangay (village) Upper Bicutan in Taguig City.
In a police report, officers from Taguig City Police Community Precinct 2 arrested Teofilo Banares Jr. for offering P1,000 to vote for Primo Quinsio, a candidate for barangay councilor.
The police said Banares, a 42-year old driver, approached complainant Reynaldo Tumaca and offered money in exchange of his vote for Quinisio.
Banares is facing a charge of violating Batas Pambansa 811 or the Omnibus Election Code. /cbb