cdn mobile

Lechon seller arrested in Danao for unlicensed guns

By: Benjie B. Talisic, Winston Ensomo August 17,2017 - 09:24 AM

Rommel Pinote was arrested for possession of unlicensed firearms in Danao City Wednesday night. (CDN PHOTO/BENJIE TALISIC)

A KNOWN lechon (roasted pig) seller in Danao City was arrested on Wednesday evening for alleged possession of unlicensed firearms.

Rommel Pinote, 55, was apprehended during a joint operation of the Provincial Intelligence Branch, Provincial Public Safety Company, PNP Maritime Group-7 and Danao City Police in his home in Barangay Suba, Danao City past 9 PM.

According to Supt. Joie Yap, Jr., chief of PIB, Pinote also finances the manufacture of unlicensed firearms in the city.

Police operatives seized 14 units of .45 caliber pistols, 11 units of .38 caliber pistols, six units of 9mm magnum revolvers, 19 units of .22 magnum revolvers. The firearms have an estimated worth of P200,000.

Pinote was brought to the PIB office for investigation.

Your subscription could not be saved. Please try again.
Your subscription has been successful.

Subscribe to our daily newsletter

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.

Read Next

Disclaimer: The comments uploaded on this site do not necessarily represent or reflect the views of management and owner of Cebudailynews. We reserve the right to exclude comments that we deem to be inconsistent with our editorial standards.

TAGS: businessman, Danao City, guns, lechon, Provincial Intelligence Branch, roasted pig, unlicensed firearms

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.