CAMP OLIVAS — More than 200 deadly weapons, explosives and assorted firearms were seized in Central Luzon as the police continue to implementat the gun ban in the region amid the upcoming October 30 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections.
PRO3 director Brig. Gen. Jose Hidalgo Jr. said from August 28, to date, a total of 156 various firearms and 77 deadly weapons including explosives were confiscated while 195 individuals were arrested during the conduct of police operations including checkpoints, illegal drug operations and implementation of search warrants.
“I have also reminded our personnel to be courteous to motorists and to adhere to general guidelines prescribed in our Revised Police Operational Procedures,” Hidalgo said.
The CL top cop said at checkpoints, motorists are advised to slow down, dim their headlights, turn on their cabin lights and answer promptly if asked by police authorities.
The carrying of firearms, other deadly weapons and explosives as well as its transportation is strictly prohibited from August 28 to November 29.