LAMUT, Ifugao – A man was arrested by combined police operatives and intelligence agents based on a warrant of arrest for violation of the gun ban imposed by the Commission on Election (ComElec) and pertinent provisions of Republic Act (RA) 10591 or the Comprehensive Firearms Law at Poblacion East, here, Friday.
Police authorities identified the arrested individual as Nelson Bu-Ucan Bay-Ong.
He was arrested by virtue of a warrant of arrest issued by Judge Rogelio Corpuz of the Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 27 in Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya for violation of the ComElec gun ban with a recommended bail of P24,000 and violation of the provisions of RA 10591 with a recommended bail of P200,000 for his temporary liberty.
The arrested individual was brought to the Lamut Municipal Police Station for documentation prior to his turnover to the issuing court for the proper disposal of the cases filed against him.
By DEXTER A. SEE