P. 1M IL­LE­GAL ‘CRACK­ERS

Cops across WV de­stroy banned fire­crack­ers

Panay News - - FRONT PAGE - By Ruby Silu­brico

ILOILO City – Il­le­gal fire­crack­ers and py­rotech­nic de­vices worth P154,775 were seized across Western Visayas dur­ing the hol­i­day sea­son. They were over­sized and their in­gre­di­ents ex­ceeded the al­lowed vol­ume, ac­cord­ing to the Po­lice Re­gional Of­fice 6 (PRO-6).

Among the banned fire­crack­ers and py­rotech­nic de­vices con­fis­cated were Five Star. Baby Ca­mara, Stick Fish, Ca­mara, bunches of Small Tri­an­golo, Air Bomb, and Big Foun­tain.

IAN PAUL CORDERO/PN

Po­lice­men drench with wa­ter a drum full of con­fis­cated il­le­gal fire­crack­ers and py­rotech­nic de­vices in Camp Del­gado, head­quar­ters of the Po­lice Re­gional Of­fice 6 in Iloilo City.

IAN PAUL CORDERO/PN

Only one per­son in Western Visayas was caught sell­ing fire­crack­ers not in the des­ig­nated area dur­ing the hol­i­days. He also had no per­mit, says Se­nior Su­per­in­ten­dent Jomil John Trio, chief of the Po­lice Re­gional Of­fice 6’s Re­gional Civil Se­cu­rity Unit.

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