POLICE arrested on Sunday, October 1, two suspected members of a gun-for-hire group in Rodriguez, Rizal.
Rodriguez police chief Superintendent Hector Grujaldo identified the arrested persons as William Datiles and Rodrigo Bautista who refused to stop at the checkpoint that prompted the police to chase them.
Recovered from the two were a 9mm pistol, ammunituons, three sachets of suspected shabu (methamphetamine hydrochloride) and drug paraphernalia.
The Philippine National Police and the Commission on Elections conducted checkpoints nationwide on Sunday, the start of the gun ban and election period for the October 23 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan polls. (SunStar Philippines)