Brgy Chairman involved in gun running nabbed in entrapment operation
CAMP MARCELO A ADDURU, TUGUEGARAO CITY- A barangay chairman was dragged to jail after a successful entrapment operation for alleged illegal gun trade in Gattaran, Cagayan yesterday, November 7, 2019.
Arrested suspect was identified as Lourence Battad, married, 35 years old, high school graduate, incumbent Brgy. Captain and a resident of Zone 2, Brgy. Abra, Gattaran, Cagay an
PRO2 Acting Regional Director, PBGEN ANGELITO A CASIMIRO in his report to PNP Officer-in-Charge PLTGEN ARCHIE F GAMBOA stated that on same date, personnel of Gattaran PS received information from a confidential informant that the suspect was involved in illegal gun trade. Joint personnel of Gattaran PS, 2nd Cagayan Provincial Mobile Force Company (CPMFC) and 203rd Mobile Company, Regional Mobile Force Battalion (RFMB2) conducted entrapment operation against the suspect at Zone 7, Brgy. San Carlos, Gattaran, Cagayan that resulted in his arrest and confiscation of one (1) rifle carbine, one (1) magazine, four (4) live ammunition and three (3) pieces IED wire cord. The suspect and the confiscated items were brought to Gattaran Police Station for proper disposition.
A case for violation of RA 10591 against the suspect is now being prepared for filing in court
RD CASIMIRO lauded the operating teams for a job well done.