NCRPO confiscates gun replica and a hand grenade from pedestrian
May 18, 2022 - Wednesday 4:05 PM by GDMNCRPO
Police Major General Felipe Natividad, the Regional Director of Metro Manila, lauded the anti-criminality campaign and follow-up operation conducted by the operatives of Pasig City Police Station- Eastern Police District.
The operation yielded a hand grenade and a handgun (replica) at about 2:30 pm on May 16, 2022, along Farmer’s Avenue Brgy Malinao, Pasig City.
According to the initial investigation, the suspect, Jezreel Bierra, was arrested after a hold-up incident in Pasig.
The police were locating the suspect when they came across the suspect walking along Farmers Avenue, Brgy. Manilao, Pasig City, with a handgun tucked on his waist, a handle protrudes.
The team approached the suspect and confronted the latter for publicly exhibiting a handgun and asked for necessary documents but failed to present any.
This prompted police officers to arrest him and confiscate the said handgun, which was later found to be a gun replica. Upon frisking, a hand grenade was also recovered inside his sling bag.
For proper disposition, the grenade was brought to Explosive Ordnance Disposal- Pasig CPS.
Complaints about the illegal possession of a hand grenade and handgun (replica) in relation to BP 881 Omnibus Election Code will be prepared against Bierra.
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