Arrest of suspect in violation of article 254 of revised penal code

On September 24, 2009 around 7:00 in the evening at Barangay Mabua, Surigao City, Surigao City Police Station (SCPS) personnel apprehended a certain Gil Tabilin Biancaflor, 44 years old, married, a businessman residing at Purok-2 Barangay Mabua, Surigao City for Illegal Discharge of Firearm based on the complaint of Mrs Pelgin Bolosa West also a resident of the same place.

Initial investigation conducted to the complainant disclosed that she (complainant) heard three consecutive burst of gunfire after which she saw the suspect went inside her Videoke store and drink with his cohorts inside. In the course of the investigation, PFC Milky Luza Espere, 24 years old, single, a member of the Phil Marine Battalion assigned at 2ND Marine Battalion stationed at Tawi-tawi, Jolo, Sulu and a resident of Barangay Danao, Surigao City turned-over the involved firearm one unit of caliber.45 pistol COLT MK IV series 70 with serial no. 850617 with five live ammos.

Recovered from the scene were two fired empty shells of same caliber. Biancaflor was brought to SCPS for documentation while an inquest Case in Violation of Art 2545 of RPC (Illegal Discharge of Firearm) was being prepared.

Same case was already filed before the City Prosecutor's Office against Gil Tabilin Biancaflor docketed under NPS-XIII-O5-INQ-O91-OO235.

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