TACLOBAN CITY– A farmer from Mapanas in Northern Samar was arrested for indiscriminate firing in violation of a gun ban imposed by the Commission on Elections (Comelec).
Arrested was Abel Laodenio,42 of Barangay Sta. Potencian of said town, said town police chief Senior Inspector James Cubilla in a report to the provincial police headquarters based in Catarman.
The suspect who was under the influence of liquor was said to have fire indiscriminately at about 11 pm last April 21 in their village.
Laodenio was charged for illegal possession of firearms in relation to Omnibus Election Code as the country is set to conduct the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections on May 14.(DHEMA NINA INGAY, NwSSU Student Intern)