Police caught a man who was wanted for illegal possession of firearms with a toy gun tucked into his waist in Tondo, Manila last Monday night.
The accused, identified as Ramon Meneses, 38, a pedicab driver, residing at Bougainvillea Street, Barangay 38, Zone 3, had a standing warrant issued last 13 February 2020 by Judge Maria Celestina Cruz-Mangrobang of Manila Regional Trial Court Branch 38 for violation of Republic Act 10591, or the Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Regulation Act.
When police frisked him, they found a plastic gun tucked into the waist of Meneses’ pants. He offered no resistance when he was accosted.
The arrest warrant will be returned to the court of origin, and he will be presented for inquest proceedings at the Manila City Prosecutor’s Office.