Motorbike-riding duo with handguns nabbed

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Operatives of the Manila Police District -Ermita Police Station 5 in a roving patrol duty arrested two individuals aboard a motorcycle carrying hand guns early morning Wednesday in Malate, Manila.

Police identified the two as Chris Jefferson Sevilla y Quindara, 24 years old, single, jobless and resident at #2643 P. Zamora Street, Pasay City, and Rudolf (not his real name), 17 years old, single, student and resident of Pasay City.

The two riding in tandem was arrested along Vasquez corner Nakpil Streets, Barangay 697, Malate, Manila at around 6:30 a.m.

The report showed that while police were conducting motorized patrol they spotted the duo aboard a white and black motorcycle without plate number. The responding police officers saw the back rider "Rudolf" holding in his right hand the one unit .45 caliber without serial number, and later discovered that the said firearm was loaded with five pieces of .45 caliber cartridge. The arresting police officers accosted the suspect and confiscated the said firearm, hence the arrest.

Subsequently, the other arresting police officers noticed that the butt of one unit of Colt.45 caliber 1911 US ARMY with serial number 37612, loaded with four pieces of .45 caliber cartridge accidentally protruded in the right waist of driver suspect Sevilla. They likewise confiscated the said firearm.

The two suspects are presently detained at the MPD-PS5 and will be charged for Violation of 10591(Comprehensive Law on Firearms and Ammunition) in relation to B.P. 881 Omnibus Election Code of the Philippines and will be presented to the Manila Prosecutor's Office for inquest proceeding.

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