Peñarrubia, Abra,( May 2) - Patrolling policemen arrested on Sunday a 54-year-old man for possession of two firearms in Peñarrubia, Abra.
Senior Inspector Noel Bagtuna, Peñarrubia town police chief, identified the suspect as Benjamin Barta of Barangay Poblacion.
Bagtuna said two patrolling policemen accosted Barta who was acting suspiciously.
The two policemen found a .38 revolver and .45-caliber pistol in Barta's bag.
Barta was arrested after failing to produce documents for the two firearms.
Barta is facing charges for violation of the election gun ban under the Omnibus Election Code and illegal possession of firearms
—Kiersnerr Gerwin Tacadena/ALG, GMA News