A total of 68 firearms plus one riffle grenade were surrendered to the Abra Provincial Police Office (APPO) headed by PSSupt. Caesar S. Tannagan through the Pulong-Pulong sa Barangay conducted by the various municipal police stations in the province.
Of the 68 firearms surrendered, 42 were voluntarily surrendered by politicians and political leaders for safekeeping by the APPO during the election period to prevent commission of election-related crimes.
The surrendered firearms and explosive were formally presented to Cordillera Police Regional Director PCSupt. Rolando Z. Nana during his visit to Abra in Jan. 29.
The Provincial Joint Security Command Center is spearheading the campaign for a peaceful, honest and credible election. (JDP/MTBBeñas - PIA CAR, Abra)
By Maria Teresa B. Beñas