Operatives of Zamboanga City Police Station 3 arrested a man for RA 9262 violation, illegal possession of firearms, and usurpation of authority during a follow–up operation at the fishing port of Barangay Sangali, Zamboanga City at about 9:30 PM on August 20, 2017.
The suspect identified as Eric Reyes Atilano, 48, resident of Purok 7 of said barangay, threatened to kill his live-in partner and their three-month old baby, as well as her father using his sword baton. The suspect also uttered that he will burn the house and the store of the victim. The victim later turned-over a calibre .38 revolver owned by the suspect which was also used to threaten her. Confiscated from Atilano were different Philippine Air Force identification cards, uniforms, bottles of oils, different amulets, sword baton, bolo, and a handcuff. Said suspect is presently detained at ZCPS3 for proper disposition.
-with report from PO3 Radzben S. Jul, RPIO9