Commission on Elections checkpoint at Lambingan Bridge in Malabon City on Sunday afternoon (Sept. 3, 2023) concerning the Oct. 30 barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan polls. At least 216 individuals have been apprehended and 130 firearms confiscated since Aug. 28, the start of the 90-day election period and the ban on firearms and other deadly weapons, according to Philippine National Police spokesperson Col. Jean Fajardo. (PNA photo by Joan Bondoc)