May 19, 2022

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Candidate for councilor of West District, Sorsogon City arrested in gun ban

Angeles Laroga Apin. FB photo

Police arrested a candidate for violation of gun ban in Sorsogon City.

Apprehended was Angeles Laroga Apin for violation of RA 10591 in relation to COMELEC gunban.

The checkpoint intercepted Apin at 3:10AM of Friday, February 4, 2022 at Barangay Bulabog, West District.

According to police, Apin alias Maestro Obet is 49 years old, married, college graduate, and a resident of Cattleya 2 Homes Subd. Barangay Bibincahan, Sorsogon City

Apin is a candidate for City councilor for West District.

Police report said personnel of this station, led by PLt. Jude Nario under supervision of PLt. Col. Virgil B. Bibat OIC, SorCPS conducted Comelec checkpoint at the said place resulting to the arrest of the said suspect.

Photo by Roland Areola

Recovered from suspect’s possession are: one (1) unit Smith and Wesson 9mm with chamber load inserted one magazine with eleven (11) live ammo; and one black sling bag containing ten (10) pieces of live ammo of 9mm placed inside eye glass case; and one (1) unit MC Honda xrm yellow/black temp bearing plate no. 050110.

Arrested suspect is currently under police custody for documentation and proper disposition, report said. (Bicol Express News)