KALIBO, Aklan – A 25-year-old man who introduced himself as a police asset was arrested the other day by the police for carrying firearms and fragmentation grenade inside a drinking joint in Brgy. Bakhaw Sur here.
Police identified the suspect as Leo dela Cruz, 25, of Oyo Torong Street here.
Police reports said the drunken suspect showed off his firearms to hid drinking buddies causing alarm in the night spot.
A concerned citizen informed the police who immediately responded but the suspect allegedly buried the guns and grenade in the sand after seeing the officers.
But SPO3 Benjie Repedro of the Aklan PNP-Explosives and Detection Ordinance managed to recover the MK2 type fragmentation grenade and caliber .45 pistol, a magazine with three live ammos, a caliber .357 snub nose revolver with three live ammos in its chamber and a holster.