Village chief arrested for violation of firearms law

PANDAN, Catanduanes (Bicol Standard) -- A punong barangay was arrested here last night for violation of Republic Act 10591 (Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Regulation Act).

The suspect, Oriel Candelaria y Ibiernas, was apprehended by operatives of Pandan MPS; RID; PIB-Catanduanes; and 1st Catanduanes PMFC by virtue of a search warrant.

Seized from him were three units of caliber 45 pistol; six magazines (loaded); and 39 pieces of live ammunition.