PNP wants answers why guns in convict’s cell

MANILA, Dec 20 (Mabuhay) – The original owners of the firearms found in the prison cell of Peter Co will be held liable after the guns were discovered in the possession of the drug convict. The Philippine National Police (PNP) Firearms and Licensing Division said it will write to...

Solons seek probe into release of high-powered firearms to police auxiliaries, private security agencies

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Police generals-turned-lawmakers are urging Congress to investigate the veracity of the reported dubious release by a unit of the Philippine National Police (PNP) of around 900 high-powered firearms to police auxiliaries and security agencies. In House...

Consumers group blasts PNP over courier delivery of gun licenses

MANILA (Mabuhay) – A consumer rights group criticized the Philippine National Police for insisting on the need for a courier service to deliver licenses to some 1.5 million gun owners in the country following the recent controversy involving its former service provide...

PNP monitors 15 ‘election hotspots’

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The Philippine National Police (PNP) has identified 15 priority provinces in need of a bigger security detail by the elections, noting such areas have shown incidents of intense political rivalries, and the presence of private armed groups and criminal groups....