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25 gun ban violators nabbed

The enforcement of the Commission on Elections gun ban ended Tuesday midnight with 25 violators arrested, and 21 firearms seized in Negros Occidental.

Laborer Victor Adlaon, 34, of Barangay Salong in Kabankalan City, was the last person to be arrested on Nov. 11 for violation of the Comelec gun ban. A homemade shotgun with an empty shell was recovered from Adlaon by barangay tanod Carlito Atanacio, police records show.

Senior Supt. Milko Lirazan, provincial police director of Negros Occidental, said that 21 firearms, six bladed weapons, three airsoft rifles and a fragmentation were recovered from the arrested violators.

The Bacolod City Police Office, meanwhile, accounted for 15 violators, and 15 firearms, Senior Supt. Edgardo Ordaniel, BCPO officer-in-charge, said.*GPB

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