PIDIGAN, Abra – A punong barangay was arrested by combined police operatives and intelligence agents after having found in his possession suspected illegal drugs and unlicensed firearms during the implementation of a search warrant in his residence at Laskig, here, Monday.
Police authorities identified the arrested drug suspect as punong barangay Mayong Kumilang of barangay Laskig, Pidigan Abra.
Confiscated from the possession of the arrested individual by the operating troops were 1 Cal .38 revolver with tampered SN; 1 Sachet Shabu; and Drug Paraphernalia.
The arrested individual and the confiscated pieces of evidence were brought to the Pidigan Municipal Police Station for documentation awaiting the filing of charges if violation of the provisions of Republic Act (RA) 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act and RA 10591 or the Comprehensive Firearms Law against him before the provincial prosecutor’s office.
By Dexter A. See