LAW enforcers arrested a member of the Philippine Army while carrying seven high-powered firearms as he was passing through the Sirawan checkpoint in Toril district, Wednesday morning.

Photo courtesy of PRO XI.

On Tuesday, operatives of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group 11 also collared an Army captain for selling a rifle during an operation at the Riverfront City, Diversion Road, Maa.

Photo courtesy of CIDG XI – Davao

Those arrested were identified as Captain Ahmad Matawag of the 10th Infantry Division, who was handcuffed as he was selling a rifle to an agent who posed as buyer; and PFC Mohammad Kitig of the 6th Infantry Division who was flagged down while passing the checkpoint for carrying six high powered firearms using a private vehicle.

Photo courtesy of CIDG XI – Davao.

Also seized from Kitig was his service pistol. Criminal complaints were still being prepared against them.

Source: Mindanao Times (