P1.5M halaga ng baril hinarang sa NAIA
Tinatayang P1.5 milyong halaga ng mga armas, parts at accessories ang naharang ng Bureau of Customs (BOC) na nakatalaga sa Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA).
Wala umanong import permit mula sa Firearms and Explosive Office ng Philippine National Police ang naturang shipment.
“Thru the vigilance of BOC-NAIA frontliners, Customs Intelligence & Investigation Service, Enforcement and Security Service, the subject firearms, parts and accessories were apprehended for violation of Section 117 and Section 1113 of Republic Act No. 10863 in relation to R.A. No. 10591 otherwise know as the ‘Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Regulation Act,’” sabi sa Facebook post ng BOC nitong Sabado.
Iti-turn over ang nakumpiskang kargamento sa Enforcement and Security-Firearms and Explosive Office para sa safekeeping habang naghihintay ng seizure and forfeiture proceedings. (Issa Santiago)