NOPPO is­sues gun ban re­minder

Watchmen Daily Journal - - FRONT PAGE - By Do­minique Gabriel G. Bañaga

The Ne­gros Oc­ci­den­tal Po­lice Provin­cial Of­fice (NOPPO) is­sued a re­minder yes­ter­day to in­form the pub­lic of the na­tion­wide elec­tion gun ban that takes ef­fect Sun­day morn­ing.

Newly-ap­pointed NOPPO di­rec­tor, Po­lice Se­nior Su­per­in­ten­dent Romeo Baleros, said po­lice in the prov­ince will con­duct check­points as part of the Com­mis­sion on Elec­tions man­date

every elec­tion pe­riod.

Baleros warned any­one caught could

be charged with il­le­gal pos­ses­sion of firearms, as well as vi­o­lat­ing the Com­elec­im­posed gun ban.

Dur­ing the ban, only uni­formed law en­force­ment per­son­nel and those with a Com­elec ban ex­emp­tion will be al­lowed to carry firearms.

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