CITY OF MALOLOS – A Metro Manila-based policeman was arrested in Balagtas town for indiscriminately firing his gun on Friday (Feb. 8)
Senior Supt. Chito Bersaluna, Bulacan police director, identified the arrested policeman as PO1 Arwin Bornel who is assigned at the Northern Police District and detailed at the Valenzuela City Police Station.
Investigation showed that a resident of Northville 6 in Balagtas town reported that the suspect, who is also a resident of the said subdivision, was firing his hand gun indiscriminately for unknown reason.
Balagtas police personnel immediately responded and arrested Bornel and confiscated from his possession a Taurus .45 caliber gun and two magazines loaded with bullets.
The policeman is now facing charges for illegal discharge of firearm, alarm and scandal and violation of RA 10591 otherwise known as the Comprehensive Law on Firearms and Ammunition, Bersaluna added.