PRESS RELEASE
NUP Maria Christina I. Mayor

Published on
8 March 2016

Gun Ban violators total 41

Camp Francisco U. Sumagaysay, Sr., STA. BARBARA, ILOILO, Marchh 8 -- Iloilo Police Provincial Office has put a total of 41 persons to jail for violating the election gun ban since it started in January 10 this year.

These 41 arrested persons were caught in 37 operations including police call-ups and checkpoints manned by PNP, AFP and COMELEC personnel.

To date, IPPO has the highest accomplishment in the region for apprehension of gunban violators.

IPPO OIC Police Senior Superintendent Roderick Augustus Alba has ordered all units under IPPO to intensify the checkpoints and intelligence monitoring in the province to deter not only gun ban violators but other election-related atrocities.#