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Army, police seize loose firearms and ammunitions in Nueva Ecija

February 6, 2013

fortmagFORT RAMON MAGSAYSAY, Nueva Ecija, Feb 6 (PIA) — The 7th Infantry Division (7ID) of the Philippine Army and the Nueva Ecija Provincial Police Office (Neppo) have seized several loose firearms and ammunition during a joint operation held recently in Sitio Dipaan in Barangay General Luna, Carranglan town.

Items confiscated include one Cal .22 revolver, one pistol type grenade launcher, one silencer for 9mm pistol, assorted live ammunitions for grenade launcher, M16 rifle, 9mm pistol and Cal .45 pistol.

The suspect, along with the seized firearms and ammunition, was brought to the Neppo headquarters for investigation and filing of criminal case.

“The successful conduct of a joint military-police operation is a result of a well-planned and proper execution of the operation in coordination with other security agencies,” Brigadier General Gregorio Pio Catapang Jr, commander of the 7ID, said. “Rest assured that our troops will ensure that Nueva Ecija will remain peaceful and in coordination with other security forces. We will implement the rule of law and act humanely during the implementation of our task to conduct search and seizure.” (CLJD/JGB-PIA 3)

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