25 arrested in Region 7 for gun ban violation

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/20/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – At least 25 individuals in Central Visayas were arrested for allegedly violating the ongoing gun ban in relation to the upcoming May 2022 elections. The Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) said…

Expect more checkpoints in Cebu City as police implement gun ban by Jan 9

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 01/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Motorists should expect a series of checkpoints around the city as police implement the national gun ban starting January 9, 2022, as part of their security measures in the coming May elections. Police…

CCPO chief: Cebu City bets’s supporters a minor challenge during COC filing

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 10/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Supporters of candidates were minor challenges of the police in implementing safety measures during the filing Certificates of Candidacy  (COCs) in Cebu City. Police Colonel Josefino Ligan, Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) director,…

Mountain brgy residents in Cebu City turn over 179 loose guns, grenades, ammo

Alven Marie A. Timtim 01/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A total of 179 loose firearms, explosives and ammunition were turned over from residents of Cebu City’s mountain barangays on January 9 and 10, 2020. Police Lieutenant Randy Korret, Cebu City Police Office…

Cebu Police reminds public: No-fly zone implemented in Cebu City during Sinulog activities

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines–The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) reported that one drone was confiscated during the Walk With Jesus procession on Thursday dawn, January 9, 2020. Police Colonel Engelbert Soriano, the director of the CCPO, said that…

Gun ban during Sinulog being pushed 

Alven Marie A. Timtim 01/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) has submitted a request to the Firearms and Explosives Office in Camp Crame to suspend the issuance of permits to carry any firearm in Metro…

Sinas: Comelec gun ban in full implementation

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/14/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Chief Superintendent Debold Sinas, director of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) said that the implementation of the Commission on Elections (Cpmelec) gun ban is well underway in the entire region.  According to…

Comelec checkpoints start this 12:01 a.m. –Sinas

Benjie B. Talisic 01/12/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Starting at 12:01 a.m. this Sunday, January 13, the police will start implementing the Comelec checkpoints in different areas of Central Visayas. Chief Superintendent Debold Sinas of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7),…

65 gun ban violators nabbed in Cebu province

Nestle L. Semilla 05/22/2018

OF the 178 people arrested for the election gun ban violations in Central Visayas, 65 of them were from Cebu province. That is according to the data from the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) which…

Gun ban ‘violators’ nabbed

PIT Inter 05/07/2018

A TOTAL of 117 individuals were arrested for alleged violation of the gun ban, since the start of the election period. Police Regional Office (PRO-7) spokesperson Supt. Reyman Tolentin said from April 14 to May 6, six…

Gun ban, filing of COC start today

Benjie B. Talisic 04/13/2018

The election gun ban starts today, so too with the filing of the certificates of candidacy (COC) for aspiring candidates for the Sangguniang Kabataan and Barangay Election on May 14. Police Regional Director, Chief Supt. Robert Quenery…

PNP sets up checkpoints

Futch Anthony Inso, Jessa Mae O. Sotto 10/01/2017

Beginning today, expect more police visibility in public areas in Cebu, with more checkpoints set up by Philippine National Police (PNP) units across the province in compliance with the ban on the carrying of firearms and other…

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