2 soldiers arrested for
gun ban violation
BY GILBERT BAYORAN
Two members of the Philippine Army were arrested past midnight of Oct. 13 for violation of the Comelec gun ban in Sagay City, Negros Occidental, police said.
The two arrested suspects, identified as PFC Romeo Marcelino Sonio and SSgt. Rene Cantiga Purog, both members of the 62 nd Infantry Battalion, are temporarily detailed at the Lopez Sugar Corporation in Brgy. Paraiso, Sagay City.
They were allegedly under the influence of liquor when they were apprehended, Chief Inspector Edel Jose Manzano, Sagay police chief, said.