Man arrested for carrying gun without license


01:08 PM February 9th, 2018

By: Benjie B. Talisic, February 9th, 2018 01:08 PM

A 52-year-old man was arrested at a passenger terminal in Danao City after being caught of possessing an unlicensed firearm on Thursday night.

Romeo Manto, a resident of St. Thomas Village, Barangay Poblacion of the said city, carried a .357 magnum revolver with five rounds of live ammunition.

The police officers of Danao City immediately responded to the information provided by a concerned citizen, who saw Manto carrying a revolver.

At the time of the arrest, Manto was about to take a jeepney bound for Cebu City.

Based on initial police investigation, Manto is a small-time retailer of unlicensed firearms in Danao City.

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