The Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) on Wednesday announced that its anti-illegal firearms campaign has resulted in the confiscation of a Israeli-made Uzi machine pistol and two other weapons plus assorted ammunition during operations in Apalit, Pampanga on Tuesday.
Region 3 CIDG chief, Senior Supt. Elmo Francis Sarona said joint operatives of Pampanga CIDG led by Chief Insp. Leoncio L. Senense and local police raided the house of Ricardo Bonifacio of Barangay Sampaloc, Apalit, Pampanga for violation of Illegal possession of firearms (Republic Act 8294).
He added that his men implemented the search warrant issued by Executive Judge Angelo Perez of Cabanatuan City.
This resulted in the confiscation of a cal. 30 rifle carbine; a cal. 38 rifle; a Uzi machine pistol; six 9mm magazines ; five magazine for cal. 30 rifle; and hundreds of rounds of ammunition for cal. 9mm and .45 caliber, all without license.