By: Dolly Yasa
BACOLOD City – Two persons were apprehended and high-powered firearms were recovered in a raid by the 11th Infantry Battalion of the Philippine Army and the Philippine National Police in sitio Nagba, Brgy. Lag-it, Tayasan, Negros Oriental.
Cpt. Ariel Quirog, civil military operations officer of the 11th IB, identified the apprehended personalities as Alberto Romano and Edwin Dequit, both of legal age of the said place.
Recovered from their possession were two M16 M1 rifles and six magazines with 76 live ammos, two Winchester shotguns with defaced serial numbers with nine live ammos, three .38 revolvers and two rifle grenades.
The raid was effected based on a warrant issued by Judge Candelario V. Gonzales of RTC Branch 45, Bais City, Negros Oriental at the Yap Compound.