|COMELEC Gun Ban in Iligan City|
ILIGAN CITY – Three men were held at a Commission on Elections (COMELEC) checkpoint –manned by soldiers and policemen in Barangay Tipanoy here for possession of unlicensed firearms last February 2, 2016.
Senior Inspector Allan Abalde, chief of the city police Station 4, said the men whom he did not identify were on separate vehicles flagged down by the personnel manning the checkpoint.
Upon verification, none of them could show proper documents for the three .45 caliber pistols seized from their possession, Abalde said.
Charges for violation of the comprehensive firearms law and the COMELEC Gun Ban were now being prepared against the three men, he said.
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