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Pangasinan: 2 violate gun ban

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By Liezle Basa Iñigo

San Fabian, Pangasinan — A resort employee and a retired provincial jail officer were arrested separately in this province for violating the Commission on Elections (Comelec) gun ban over the weekend.

Police arrested Antonio Corpuz, 69, former provincial jail officer at the Ariston West Jail in Asingan and resident of San Fabian this town; and Jayson Peralta, 29, a resort employee and resident of Palina West, Urdaneta City.

Police were investigating a vehicular accident involving Corpuz’s motorcycle when his .38-caliber handgun was found in the compartment.

Meanwhile, Peralta was arrested for wielding a replica of a gun which he used allegedly to threaten a customer at the resort where he works.

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