PRESS RELEASE
NUP Maria Christina I. Mayor

Published on
8 February 2016

Gun manufacturers busted in Pototan

Camp Francisco U. Sumagaysay, Sr., STA. BARBARA, ILOILO, February 2 -- Two gun manufacturers were entrapped in Pototan, Iloilo following several reports of an illegal operation in the said place.

Arrested during the joint operation of the Regional Special Operations Group and Pototan PNP are Allan Gonzales, 46 years old of Brgy. Iwa Ilaya, Pototan and Dennis Ganje, 38 years old of Brgy. Zarrague, Pototan.

Both were entrapped at 9:30 a.m. of February 2, 2016 at Brgy. Zarrague.

Recovered during the operation are six homemade 12 gauge shotgun, seven magazines and various equipment used to manufacture and repair the same.

Gonzales and Ganje are currently detained at the lock-up cell of Pototan PNP and are facing charges for violation of RA 10591 or the Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Regulation Act.

The successful operation is a result of an intensified implementation of Oplan Lambat Sibat.###