Hog raiser nabbed for gun, ammo in Batangas

April 3, 2022 Jojo C. Magsombol 186 views

POLICE arrested a 63-year-old hog raiser for possession of a gun and ammunition during the implementation of a search warrant at his residence Saturday in Laurel, Batangas.

Laurel Municipal Police Station (MPS) PMAJ Arlan V. Perez identified the suspect as Victor Hernandez, hog raiser and resident of Bgy. Ticub, Laurel.

Operatives of the Provincial Intelligence Unit-Batangas Provincial Police Office (PIU-BPPO) and Laurel MPS at 7:20 a.m., conducted the buy-bust on the strength of a search warrant issued against the suspect on March 28, 2022 for the case of violation of Republic Act 10591 from the Regional Trial Court Branch 66, Fourth Judicial Region of Tanauan City.

The team recovered from the suspect a 9mm Parabellum gun with serial number B60678, a magazine, and some 13 rounds of ammunition for the same caliber.

The suspect is under the custody of the PIU-BPPO and is facing charges for violation of RA 10591 or the Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Regulation Act.