Lanao del Norte Mayor arrested for carrying unlicensed firearms and explosivesPosted on
DAVAO CITY, Philippines — The municipal mayor of Kolambugan, Lanao del Norte along with four other companions were arrested in Ozamiz City port for carrying unlicensed firearms and explosives Saturday morning August 19, 2017.
Ozamiz City police operatives were conducting checkpoints and flagged down the vehicle of Kolambugan Mayor Lorenzo Mañigos.
Ozamiz City police in a report stated Mañigos declared his firearms are properly licensed and documented but upon police verification the licenses expired.
Polcie also arrested Mañigos companions namely Noel Tabamo, Dicky Doroja, Nestor Kilat and Mario Glodove.
Recovered from the possession of Mañigos include two 9MM pistols, two .45 caliber with ammunition and gun holsters.
Also found in their Toyota Hilux truck are two M67 fragmentation hand grenade; one MK2 fragmentation hand grenade and and a 12-inch knife.
Mañigos explained he was from Manila to process the renewal of his license.
He also denied owning the hand grenades claiming he just borrowed the vehicle from his friend.-EZC/Newsline.ph