TABUK CITY, Kalinga – A 26-year old teacher was arrested by combined police operatives and intelligence after having found in his possession an unlicensed firearm inside a lodge along Quezon Street, Dagupan Centro, here, Monday.
Police authorities identified the arrested individual as Valiant Balasso Yadan, 26 years old, single, teacher by prof. and a resident of Purok 6, Bulanao, Tabuk City, Kalinga.
Confiscated from his possession by the operating troops were one calibre .45 pistol with one magazine containing five live ammunitions.
Initial police investigation showed the arrested suspect was drinking liquor inside the lodge and he was allegedly playing his gun that prompted concerned citizens to seek police assistance.
The arrested individual and the confiscated pieces of evidence were brought to the Tabuk City Police Office for documentation awaiting the filing of appropriate charges against him before the city prosecutor’s office.
By Dexter A. See