Negros Occ. Vice Mayor surrenders over illegal possession of arms, explosives
Marje Pelayo • September 11, 2018 • 2647
Courtesy: PRO 6
NEGROS OCCIDENTAL, Philippines –Moises, Padilla Vice Mayor Ella Yulo and husband Felix Mathias Yulo surrendered on Tuesday (September 11) to Philippine National Police (PNP) Region 6 Director PSupt. John Bulalacao.
The two were accused of illegal possession of firearms and explosives during a checkpoint inspection in December 2017 in the municipality of Moises, Padilla.
Authorities seized from the couple three units of .45 caliber pistols, two grenades and a sachet of shabu.
They immediately went through booking procedures prior to their appointment to La Carlota City Regional Trial Court Branch 63 where the warrant of arrest was issued from.
The court has set the bail at P200,000 each for the charges of illegal possession of firearms; but no bail was set for the charges of illegal possession of explosives.
Bulalacao said the surrender of the two is an indication of their respect to the rule of law. – Marje Pelayo (with reports from Lea Ylagan)
Mother Julita Alartino worries about her son 18-year-old son who has been diagnosed with dengue.
“Kinakabahan nga ako, hindi ako mapakali. Okay man siya tumigil na ang kaniyang lagnat kahapon kaso nagkaroon siya ng rashes at mababa ang kaniyang [platelets] pinapakain ko siya ng prutas, (I worry and I feel restless. His fever subsided since yesterday but he has rashes and his platelet count is low. I give him fruits to eat),” she said.
Julita did not come to work in order to care for his son.
From January 1 to 20, there had been 160 reported cases of dengue in Murcia. This is 344 percent higher compared to the 34 cases reported in the same period last 2018.
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