Daily Star logoTop Stories



Bacolod City, Philippines Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Front Page
Star Business
Opinion
Sports
Star Life
People & Events

More gun ban violators fall
BY SHIELA G. GELERA

 

More violators of the Commission on Elections gun ban were arrested in Bacolod City, yesterday.

Two teenagers identified as Daryl Espino, 18, and Jojjie Sambilad, 18, were nabbed for allegedly carrying guns and knives in Calong-Calong Zone 1 in Barangay Singcang-Airport, Bacolod, at about 3:55 a.m. yesterday by Police Station 8 personnel.

Seized from Espino and Sambilad were an improvised pin gun loaded with a live ammunition of a .38 caliber revolver, another improvised firearm with a 9 mm live ammunition, a kitchen knife, and a butterfly knife, police records show.

Meanwhile, a 22-year-old man was also caught threatening and chasing his neighbor with a knife in Purok 4 Magsungay, Barangay Singcang-Airport, at about 1 a.m. yesterday.

Geron dela Cruz, was nabbed on the complaint of Bryan Gonzaga, 30, the police said.

Recovered from Dela Cruz was a 15-inch long knife, police records show.

Senior Insp. Armilyn Vargas, Bacolod City Police Office public information officer, said bladed weapons are also covered by the COMELEC gun ban, that will be in effect until May 21.*SGG

 

back to top

Front Page | Opinion | Business | Sports
Star Life | People & Events| Archives | Advertise
Top Stories
Button4 towns on close watch
ButtonList of Negros bets to be cleansed
ButtonMore gun ban violators fall
ButtonPanaad take nears P26M
ButtonPolice seize P.5M in suspected shabu
ButtonGSO: Halt activity at public cemetery
Button978 candidates running in Dumaguete’s BSKE
ButtonCLO assessing ‘Peryahan’ case, Bacolod mayor says
Button‘Negros animal hub contractor no show’
ButtonPalace to Kris Aquino: ‘Welcome on board’
ButtonEDC plants endangered native trees