Antique cops seize 925 loose firearms


Police in Antique province seized some 925 loose firearms in its “Tokhang Kontra Guinadumilian nga Pusil” or intensified campaign against such weapons.

Antique provincial police deputy director for operations Superintendent Norby Escobar said most of the unregistered firearms are “pugakhangs” or homemade guns.

Escobar said 478 firearms were surrendered to police stations during the campaign, which aimed to reduce shooting incidents in the province.

He said they aim to confiscate some 3,061 illegal firearms before end-2018 (