Nahuli sa COMELEC gun ban, umakyat na sa mahigit 2,200

admin   •   March 21, 2016   •   2639

FILE PHOTO: Nakumpiskang baril (UNTV News)

FILE PHOTO: Nakumpiskang baril (UNTV News)

MANILA, Philippines — Patuloy na nadadagdagan ang lumalabag sa COMELEC gun ban mula nang magsimula ang election period.

Base sa datos ng PNP nasa 2,287 na ang naaresto kabilang na rito ang mga sibilyan, pulis, sundalo, BFP personnel, elected at government officials, security guards, CAFGU, mga empleyado mula sa ibang law enforcement agency at iba pa.

Samantala, mas paiigtingin pa ng pulisya ang mga ipinatutupad na police checkpoint sa iba’t-ibang lugar sa bansa habang papalapit ang halalan.

Paalala ng pamunuan ng PNP, iwasan ang pagdadala ng mga ipinagbabawal tulad ng baril at bladed weapons upang hindi makasuhan. (UNTV News)

PNP suspends permit to carry firearms for 30th SEA Games

Maris Federez   •   November 16, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine National Police (PNP) will enforce a gun ban in Metro Manila, Central Luzon (Region 3), and CALABARZON (Region 4A) and in the whole province of La Union in view of the country’s hosting of the 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games.

The PNP announced on Saturday (November 16) that the suspension of Permit to Carry Firearms Outside of Residence (PTCFOR) in these areas will be in effect from November 20 to December 14, 2019.

A memorandum released by the national police said the gun ban is part of the security measures it has laid for the event to ensure that the activities will be free from firearm-related incidents.

It added that the measure will be enforced to ensure the safety of the populace as well as of the local and foreign athletes.

Exempted from the gun ban are the police, soldiers and other members of law enforcement agencies in uniform, and the participants in the SEA Games shooting competition. /mbmf

PNP records 6,000 violators as election gun ban ends tomorrow

Maris Federez   •   June 11, 2019

Seized firearms from violators

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) gun ban will come to a close as the election period ends tomorrow, (June 12).

This gives way for gun owners to carry firearms outside of their homes as long as they have the permit to do so.

The Philippine National Police (PNP) has recorded more than six thousand violators of the gun ban since it was launched on January 13.

More than five thousand guns and close to fifty thousand deadly weapons were confiscated by the authorities.

PNP spokesperson PCol Bernard Banac said, “lahat ng mga ito ay nakalaboso at sinampahan ng kaukulang kaso. Doon naman sa mga pulis na lumabag ay meron po silang kinakaharap ngayon na kasong administratibo dahil sa paglabag sa ating mg alituntunin at patakaran [all of them were detained and were filed cases against. The police officers who violated (the gun ban), are now facing administrative cases for violating our rules and regulations].” (with details from Lea Ylagan) /mbmf

More than 4,700 apprehended for gun ban violations – PNP

Marje Pelayo   •   April 26, 2019

Seized firearms from violators

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine National Police (PNP) reported a total of 4,729 incidents of gun ban violations from January to April of 2019.

Among those apprehended were 38 police personnel, 17 soldiers and 75 government and elected officials.

Meanwhile, authorities were able to seize around 4,000 firearms and more than 35,000 bladed weapons since the start of ban prior to the upcoming May 13 midterm elections. – Marje Pelayo (with details from Lea Ylagan)

Gun Ban violations from January 13 to April 25, 2019
Civilians                                           4,449
PNP                                                        38
AFP                                                        17
Government and elected officials    75
Other LEA                                             12
BJMP                                                     4
SECURITY GUARD                            79
CAFGU                                                  7
FOREIGNER                                        9
THREAT GROUPS                             31
PRIVATE ARMED GROUPS             8

TOTAL : 4,729

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