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Driver arrested for carrying bullets and explosives in Surigao del Sur
SURIGAO DEL SUR - A driver was arrested when authorities found bullets and explosives in his motorcycle at the checkpoint in Cantilan. He was identified as Nelson Toñaco, 51 years old, a resident in Sitio Nasipit, Barangay Adlas, Carrascal.
Toñaco defended that he was just asked by a certain person to carry the sack without him knowing what was inside.
A 60-caliber bullet, 6 Links of 5.56 MM live ammunition, green tip of K-3 with 609 live ammunition, 9 M433, 6 RLV-HEF-1 with 15 grenade launcher ammunition, and more than 500 sheets of NPA leaflets were confiscated from Toñaco.
The driver was immediately handcuffed and detained in Cantilan Municipal Police Station who is now facing violation against R.A 10591 or the Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Act.