Jeepney driver in Bicol nabbed for gun ban violation

SORSOGON CITY (Bicol Standard) – A 41-year-old jeepney driver was arrested for violation of the gun ban at around 9:15 p.m. Sunday at Barangay Balete, Bacon District, this city.

The Sorsogon police said Edwin Mision de Torres, a resident of Barangay Balete, Bacon District, this city, was found to be in possession of one caliber .40 Taurus pistol bearing serial number SEP94049 with magazine inserted and loaded with 9 pieces of ammunition.

Upon his arrest, the suspect was informed of his rights, brought to Sorsogon City Police Station, where he remains as of this writing.

The barangay and SK poll gun ban started last Saturday, April 14, a month before the May 14 elections.