KABUGAO, Apayao – A former vice mayor of the town was arrested by combined police operatives and intelligence agents after having found in his possession alleged illegal firearms and ammunitions during the implementation of a search warrant in his residence in the municipality Thursday.
Police authorities identified the arrested individual as Roosevelt Gregorio Alitan, former Vice Mayor of Kabugao, Apayao.
Confiscated from his residence by the operating troops who were armed with a search warrant were 1 Cal. 45 pistol w/ SN 1664460; 1 Shotgun w/ SN 432215; 4 live ammo of Cal. 45 and 6 live ammo of Shotgun.
The arrested individual and the confiscated pieces of evidence were brought to the Kabugao Municipal Police Station for documentation prior to the filing of the appropriate charges of violation of the pertinent provisions of Republic Act (RA) 10591 or the Comprehensive Firearms Law against him before the provincial prosecutor’s office.
By Dexter A. See