Surigao del Norte (SDN)– Tagana-an Municipal Station apprehended 1 Militia ng Bayan Member, Guerilla Front 16B and seized M76 rifle grenade, 1 cal.25 pistol through implementation of Search Warrant, March 4, 2021.
Provincial Director (PD) Police Colonel Noel C Espinoza identified the suspect as Danilo H Casaquet, 52yrs. old, farmer and a resident of Purok-3, Upper Libas, Taganaan, SDN.
Casaquet was arrested by Tagana-an MPS for Violation of RA NO. 10591 (Illegal Possession of firearm) & RA NO. 9516 ( illegal possession of ammunition or explosives)
through the implementation of Search Warrant dated February 24, 2021 issued by 10th Judicial Region, 3rd Municipal Circuit Trial Court, Placer- Bacuag, Placer, SDN.
Subject was allegedly an NPA member in Bayugan City, Agusan del Sur and currently a member of GF-16B (Militia ng Bayan) operating in the Province of Surigao del Norte.
Recovered items in his possession were the following: one M76 rifle grenade inserted in a green plastic container found in the wooden cabinet and one silver STI EDGE cal. 45 pistol with serial no. 315863 with inserted magazine loaded with five (5) live ammunition.
“As we aim for a safer community, we will intensify our fight against communist terrorists and all forms of criminality,” PD Espinoza said.