TEACHER NABBED FOR BOMB JOKE
She alarmed management and customers of a fastfood restaurant along San Pedro Street
A teacher was arrested along San Pedro Street, Davao City yesterday, March 1, due to a bomb joke.
Based on the report from San Pedro Police Station (PS2), the suspect was identified as Marilou S. Abunda 25, female, teacher and a resident of Purok 8, Brgy. Cabantian, Davao City.
Authorities said that at around 6 p.m. Abunda entered a fastfood establishment located along San Pedro Street, Davao City.
During the conduct of bag inspection of the guard, Abunda said "bomba" that alarmed the customers of the food establishment and prompted the management of the restaurant to call the authorities.
Davao City Police Office (DCPO) director police colonel Alexander Tagum said in a phone interview yesterday, March 2, that the suspect is now under the custody of San Pedro Police Station while waiting for the case to be filed.
"Reminder ko sa ila nga di magpareho sa maestra nga nadakpan sa usa ka restaurant sa San Pedro nga nag bomb joke kay di gyud joke ang penalty sa balaud, tungod siguradong mabilanggo sulod sa lima ka tuig gawas sa multang P40,000 (I am reminding the public to refrain from making bomb jokes just like this teacher who got arrested in a restaurant in San Pedro Street. The penalty imposed by the law for this is no joke. You can get imprisoned for five years plus the P40,000 fine.)," Tagum said.
Reminder ko sa ila nga di magpareho sa maestra nga nadakpan sa usa ka restaurant sa San Pedro nga nag bomb joke kay di gyud joke ang penalty sa balaud, tungod siguradong mabilanggo sulod sa lima ka tuig gawas sa multang P40,000.
ALEX TAGUM DCPO director