Guns, grenade seized from ve­hi­cle at check­point

The Philippine Star - - NATION - – Lino de la Cruz

ILI­GAN CITY – A hand grenade and two .45-cal­iber pis­tols were seized from a ve­hi­cle pulled over at a mil­i­tary check­point in Barangay Nangka, Balo-i town in Lanao del Norte yes­ter­day morn­ing.

Lt. Col. Bernardo Taque­ban of the 4th Mech­a­nized Bat­tal­ion said the grenade was found in the bag of a busi­ness­woman iden­ti­fied as Saido­man Os­samah, 31, a res­i­dent of Tu­gaya town.

The driver of the ve­hi­cle, Ami­ladin Pa­calna, said he was only hired for the trip.

The oc­cu­pants of the ve­hi­cle were taken into cus­tody for fil­ing of charges.

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