Police arrested two Chinese men outside a condominium in Barangay Bel-Air, Makati City, after they recovered illegal drugs and a gun from the foreign nationals on Thursday morning.
The two suspects aged 23 and 24 are unemployed and live in different locations in Parañaque and Pasay City.
According to Police Maj. Gideon Ines, deputy chief of police of Makati, the two Chinese nationals, are aboard an AUV parked outside a condominium.
Intelligence section personnel monitored the suspects after an informant tipped them that the two are involved in the selling of illegal drugs and that the car owner has a gun.
Police recovered a gun and sachets of shabu inside the vehicle.
One of the suspects denied that he had the gun, but admitted he owns the illegal drugs.
According to Ines, the two suspects are possible members of a syndicate.
2 Chinese face charges of disobedience, driving without a license, and violation of the Comprehensive Law on Firearms and Ammunition and the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act.
Vehicle carrying liquor seized in Marinduque
Anini-y municipal police arrested 43-year-old driver, Arlie David of Janiuay, Iloilo at the border of Barangay San Francisco in Anini-y, Antique.
The incident happened around 8 am as authorities guard the checkpoint.
The driver allegedly attempted to smuggle boxes of alcohol in the province of Antique even though the liquor ban still exists.
The authorities have seized about 21 boxes of rum.
PRO 6 spokesperson Police Lt.Col. Gilbert Gorero clarified the vehicle had a certificate of registration of a media outlet, but it had an official receipt named after a Gerome Apolona.
Investigation revealed that the driver had just borrowed the vehicle.
David is now in the custody of the Anini-y Police and will face charges for violating the liquor ban.
Mom suffering post-partum depression kills her 3 children
A mother who allegedly has post-partum depression killed her three children inside their home in Basud town, Camarines Norte province, Wednesday morning.
According to Police Major Malu Calubaquib, spokesperson of Police Regional Office 5 (PRO-5), the 28-year-old suspect identified as Joan Magistrado, hacked her three young daughters with a bolo.
Calubaquib identified the children as Mitzuki, 5; Zuyen, 1-year-old, and 8 months; and Zoe, a four-month-old baby.
After killing the three victims, the suspect also stabbed herself, Calubaquib said.
Responders rushed the suspect and her children to Camarines Norte Provincial Hospital in Daet town, Camarines Norte, for medical treatment. Unfortunately, the attending physician declared the three girls dead on-arrival.
The mother, meanwhile, was still undergoing medical treatment at the hospital.