BJMP member nabbed with gun

A Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) member was arrested by Bacolod Police Station 8 and Regional Public Safety Battalion (RPSB) operatives, with a firearm along Barangay Singcang-Airport at about 3 a.m. Tuesday.

Station 8 under Chief Inspector Roel Culanag identified him as JO1 Mark Christopher Rios, 31, native of Barangay Cansalongon, Isabela, and assigned at the Negros Occidental District Jail (NODJ) in Barangay Barangay Tabunan, Bago City.

Confiscated from him was a .45 caliber gun loaded with seven live bullets and magazine.

Report said that he was seen by patrolling cops, with his waist bulging while on civilian clothes, on his way to Goldenfield Commercial Complex.

He failed to present documents for the firearm. He is detained at Police Station 8 in Tangub, Bacolod.*(Cyrus M. Garde)


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